High-speed Trains in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

Austria Rail, OOB 2013

The railjet is a new high-speed OBB (Austrian Railways) train, which was introduced with the change
of a timetable in 2008/9 and reaches speeds of 230 km/h. The first route between Minuch, Vienna and
Budapest has been in operation since December 2008, with the second route between Vienna-Salzburg
-Bregenz-Zurich after December 2009.

A Railjet train at Salzburg station

A Railjet train at Salzburg station

(L) The first class vehicle of the Railjet train
(R) Railjet train bound for Budapest at Vienna West railway Station ( Wien Westtbahnhof )

Railjet train bound for Munchen at Vienna West railway Station ( Wien Westtbahnhof )

(L) Austrian train at Attnang-Puchheim station (R) Second-class vehicle of OBB

OBB train is approaching to Hallstatt station.

(L) A conductor is checking a passenger at plateform at Attnang-Puchheim station (R) A first-class vehicle of OBB

German Rail, DB

Deutsche Bahn AG (DB) is the German railway company, a private joint-stock company with the federal
government being its majority shareholder with its headquarters in Berlin. Deutsche Bahn describes itself
as the second-largest transport company in the world, after Deutsche Post AG, and is the largest railway
operator andinfrastructure owner in Europe. It carries about two billion passengers each year.

(L) DB train at Heidelberg railway station (R) Interior of the first class train of the German Rail

Swiss Rail, SBB

Swiss Federal Railways (German: Schweizerische Bundesbahnen is the national railway company of
Switzerland. It is usually referred to by the initials of its German, French and Italian name, either
concatenated as SBB CFF FFS, or used separately. The company is headquartered in Bern.

(L) A bar on the lower-level of a double-deck Swiss train vehicle
(R) A restaurant of the upper-level of the train vehicles

Double-deck SBB trains at Bern railway station

Interior of the first-class double-deck intercity of the Swiss Federal railway

The first-class seat of SBB

(L) A comfortable first-class vehicle of SBB
(R) Flexible Eurail-Select Pass valid to Austria, Germany and Switzerland

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A high-speed German train from Munchen, Germany to Salzburg, Austria
Munich to Vienna, via Salzburg: Rail Travel
A Swiss train from Martigny to Geneva; a window view
A short window view from the train of Bern to VISP station
The airport connecting railway to Zurich International Airport
A railway trip from Geneve to Zurich
A railway travel from Frankfurt to Munich, via Heidelberg and Winterthur
A convenient train connecting the city of Geneva with Geneva Airport

Railway Travel around the World
  All railway trains should be completely smoke -free.

Smoking ban in the railway trains of the world

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France 2008/2010
Charles de Gaulle Airport
Smoking ban in Charles de Gaulle Airport 
Quick tour in Paris Paris Metro, PER Paris Rail Terminals Tobacco & Paris

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Salzburg Hellbrunn Hallstatt Wien Bern Ovronnaz Geneva
Zurich Station/Airport London Heathrow Airport 2013

Paris subway railways Paris 2011
Berlin 2011
GermanySwitzerland Smoking restrictions in France, Germany and Switzerland

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New information was added in May 2019.
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