lumumba
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From Paris To Brusselsairport With The T.G.V

Mon Sep 08, 2003 10:48 pm

Hi everybody.
Thaly's and SNBA reached an agrement .
The Thaly's train(T.G.V) will connect Paris-nord station with Brusselsairport.
And this in 2 hours.
I don't now if they have to change train in brussels-midi(zuid) or the thaly's is gooing to the airport?
Patrice
 
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RE: From Paris To Brusselsairport With The T.G.V

Mon Sep 08, 2003 10:59 pm

Very nice news, Patrice!

So the SN flights between BRU and CDG will probably come to an end?

Regards
Frederic
 
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RE: From Paris To Brusselsairport With The T.G.V

Mon Sep 08, 2003 11:19 pm

as far as I know, the TGV stops in Brussels-midi and there you have to change trains.

regards, SN-A330
I would rather be flying...
 
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RE: From Paris To Brusselsairport With The T.G.V

Mon Sep 08, 2003 11:30 pm

SN-A330: following the new agreement, a Thalys will stop in the BRU airport train station (under the departure terminal) and will go to Paris Nord.

AF currently put's it's code on (I believe) 5 Thalys trains from Brussel Midi to CDG.

Regards
Frederic
 
lumumba
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RE: From Paris To Brusselsairport With The T.G.V

Tue Sep 09, 2003 12:12 am

Hi everybody.
It's not very clear SN-330 a wonder if they can do it why not before?
Regards
Patrice
 
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RE: From Paris To Brusselsairport With The T.G.V

Tue Sep 09, 2003 2:53 am

Patrice: maybe because the railways need modifications for the Thalys? Otherwise I have no clue...

Regards
Frederic
 
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RE: From Paris To Brusselsairport With The T.G.V

Tue Sep 09, 2003 2:56 am

Guys,

It will be a direct link between Brussels Airport and Paris Nord Railwaystation.
Nobody must change trains in Brussels South station. The trip will take between 1h50 and 2h (weekdays versus weekend)

Regards

Pressclub

 
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RE: From Paris To Brusselsairport With The T.G.V

Tue Sep 09, 2003 4:15 am

Is TGV running with airliners-flight-numbers (like codeshare)???
In Germany Deutsche Bahn has codeshare-agreements with Lufthansa, American Airlines and TAP Air Portugal. Also 80 airlines have so-called Rail&Fly-agreement: free or cheap train-tickets within Germany after arriving from intl. flight. Cool idea, easy use, good opportunity to continue travel within Germany and looking relaxed out of ICE-windows, flying on Level Zero.
 
tomcat
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RE: From Paris To Brusselsairport With The T.G.V

Tue Sep 09, 2003 4:31 am

Great news in my view ! Added to the announcement that 2d quarter has been profitable for SNBA, we are not far from an Historical Day for Belgian Aviation I think  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

What's next? Pressclub, any other interesting announcement soon?

Nicolas

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