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“Amsterdam to Paris in style”

published 25/06/2013

Booked in advance, the prices can be really good

I don't 100% trust them to run to time.

Trains are not for me We're a long time past the Golden Age of rail when travelling the tracks was a chic and sophisticated thing to do. Way back in my student days I vowed that as soon as I could afford not to, I'd not be using trains ever again and I've pretty much stuck to that. The only time...

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Excellent

quick, comfortable, punctual, clear price system

limited network

This review is about the train which regularly takes me from Cologne to Brussels and back, and only makes it possible for me to travel to England on Eurostar. Up to now, I've used the Thalys ten times, with another journey coming next week...

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Not for me

“Thalys”

published 31/08/2008

on time

little space, not very fast, worn out impression

We used the Thalys to get us from Brussels to Cologne and back. We also used the ICE to get us from Cologne to Freiburg. Compared to the ICE the Thalys didn't live up to our expectations. You don't have nearly as much leg space as in the ICE (it's comparable to an airplane); it can get quite hot;...

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Not for me

Comfortable seats: nice when I had to spend a nigh...

Frequent delays (more than 1h)

Since one year I have frequently used the Thalys line between Amsterdam and Paris. Out of the 12 lasts trips, 11 were delayed more than 20 minutes. About a third of the trains are delayed on hour or more. During the delays, information is nonexistent or false. Unfortunately there are few...

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