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  Rail Europe India: Fares and Schedules for Thalys trains in France.
There are 18 Thalys trains per day that take you from Paris to Brussels in under 90 minutes.
All first class Thalys passengers traveling to Paris Gare du Nord from Amsterdam or other cities are offered the possibility of booking a taxi from the train.
Thalys can be booked up to 90 days in advance.
tcindia.raileurope.com /india/rail/thalys/index.htm   (220 words)

  
  Thalys
Thalys is a high-speed train network built around a dedicated track between Paris and Brussels.
This track is actually shared with Eurostar trains that go from Paris or Brussels to London through Lille and the Channel tunnel.
Beyond Brussels, the main cities Thalys trains reach are Antwerp, The Hague, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Liège and Cologne, partly on dedicated high-speed tracks (some of these are yet to be built), partly on older tracks shared with normal-speed trains.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/th/Thalys.html   (191 words)

  
 TGVweb - TGV Photos - Thalys
Thalys PBKA trainset 4341 at the SNCF open house at Bercy station in Paris, September 1996.
Thalys PBA trainset 4534 at Paris Gare du Nord, September 3rd, 1996.
Crossing a Thalys PBKA trainset on the LGV Nord-Europe.
www.trainweb.org /tgvpages/images/thalys   (415 words)

  
 TGVweb - TGV Thalys
Thalys operates mainly over the LGV Nord-Europe, connecting to the newly opened high speed lines to Brussels and the Netherlands.
The name Thalys has no particular meaning, and is a brand name easily pronounced and remembered in all the languages of the countries concerned.
Thalys logos on the seats distinguish the classes; they are green in second class and mauve in first.
www.trainweb.org /tgvpages/thalys.html   (936 words)

  
 PRESS RELEASE Summer Special: 50% Discount on One-Way Thalys Tickets for Travel Between ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Thalys has given the airlines so much competition since it began operation in 1996 that almost all flights between Paris and Brussels were discontinued, and the airlines instead book their passengers on the train.
Thalys takes just 1 hour 25 minutes to go from downtown Paris to Brussels, much of the journey made at 186 mph.
Photos of Thalys -- High-resolution photos of the Thalys train may be downloaded by the press at www.raileurope.com/presspix
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=84749   (392 words)

  
 Railway Technology - Thalys PBKA High Speed Trains
In most respects Thalys sets are identical to French TGV trains but are in the red and silver colours of the four-country Thalys consortium.
Plans to extend Paris-Cologne Thalys services through to Frankfurt via the Cologne-Frankfurt Neubaustrecke, which opened fully in December 2002, were shelved because of concerns that TGV trains cannot maintain 300km/h line speeds using 15kV AC on the steeply-graded route.
Thalys PBKA services will use a mixture of new and classic routes and several different signalling systems on their journeys between Paris, Belgium, Holland and Germany.
www.railway-technology.com /projects/belgium   (1703 words)

  
 Thalys Train Specials: To and From Brussels 6
Thalys Trains, also known as the "red train", are Belgium's Speed Trains.
All first class Thalys passengers traveling to Paris Gare du Nord from Amsterdam or other cities are offered the possibility of booking a taxi from the train.
Thalys can be booked up to 90 days in advance.
meleterc.com /Page512thalaystrains_2.html   (943 words)

  
 Thalys - Review - Thalys between Brussels and Cologne
Thalys is a European high speed train, connecting Germany, Belgium, France and the Netherlands.
But both weren’t Thalys’ fault — the six minutes resulted from track works in Belgium and the second time there was something wrong with the catenary in Germany, so that the Thalys couldn’t move for half an hour.
All in all, Thalys is an ideal way to travel, if you have or want to go to Cologne or Amsterdam or to the areas around those cities and don’t want to fly.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /transport-international/thalys/1040213   (2639 words)

  
 Thalys.mobi
Organiseer nog gemakkelijker je mobiliteit en je reizen met Thalys.
De belangrijkste gegevens van Thalys zijn nu beschikbaar op je mobiel toestel: pda, telefoon met internettoegang, Blackberry.
Die Organisation Ihrer Reisen wird mit Thalys zum Kinderspiel.
thalys.mobi   (148 words)

  
 Thalys train, all the schedules and prices
There are up to 25 Thalys trains per day that take you from Paris to Brussels in under 1 hr 25 min.
Thalys high speed trains put capitals of Europe only hours away.
Once in Paris a chauffeur will meet the passenger at the Thalys meeting point (meeting point is located in front of the arrival platforms).
www.bonjourlafrance.net /france-trains/thalys/schedules/thalys.htm   (358 words)

  
 webDotWiz Train Simulator - TGV Thalys PBKA
You'll find the Thalys PBKA transet, thalys.zip (01-Dec-01, 3Mb) on page 2 of the downloads section of www.msts.nl.
To install both the Thalys and cabview, use the drag and drop method to extract files from the zip and place them in their folders in Explorer.
The individual mass values for power cars and passenger cars may not be correct but they give a total mass of 386 tonne for a Thalys 8-passenger car trainset, as per the specifications.
www.users.bigpond.com /webdotwiz/msts532.htm   (733 words)

  
 Thalys: Your train between Paris, Brussels, Cologne, Amsterdam - Purchase, Online train tickets reservation
Since there are several activities going on at Amsterdam Centraal Station, the Thalys trains will not circulate from and to Amsterdam and will originate from or terminate at Schiphol Airport instead.
There is no need to buy an additional ticket for these trains: your Thalys ticket will be valid on that stretch.
Your Thalys ticket to Schiphol will be valid on the stretch Schiphol Amsterdam.
www.thalys.com /be/en   (910 words)

  
 InfosProduits - MoyenCourrier - thalys
Partnering with Thalys International, Air France offers 5 direct Thalys trips per day between Brussels and the Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle hub.
Travel first class on the Thalys, regardless of the tariff you payed for the overall trip.
On board the Thalys, you have a reserved seat in the Air France private car.
www.airfrance.com /double6/passage2.nsf/(LookupPublishedWeb)/en-mOYEN-thalys?OpenDocument   (130 words)

  
 PRESS RELEASE Thalys High-Speed Train Sales Grow, Travel Times Due to Shrink; Kids Ride Free on Thalys Thru March 2007   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Thalys sales worldwide grew at a rate of 5.5% per year in 2004 and 2005.
Recent surveys show 88% of Thalys customers rate the service satisfactory overall, and 95% feel the service is reliable.
For more information or to book Thalys and trains operating in more than 30 countries, consult a travel agent or log on to www.raileurope.com (U.S.) or www.raileurope.ca (Canada) or call Rail Europe at 1-888-382-7245 (U.S.) or 1-800-361-7245 (Canada).
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=190514&tsource=3   (322 words)

  
 Thalys High Speed Train   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Thalys is a TGV service that links Paris to Brussels, Amsterdam and Cologne.
Thalys also links Paris to Liège in 2.45 hours, Antwerp in 2.20 hours and Cologne in 4.15 hours.
Special prices are applied in regard to the category of class, the passenger type, the length of stay, the purchase, refund and exchange condition.
www.railpass.com /thalys   (200 words)

  
 Thalys   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This track is shared with Eurostar trains that go from Paris or Brussels to London via Lille and the Channel Tunnel and with French domestic TGV trains.
Beyond Brussels, the main cities Thalys trains reach are Antwerp, The Hague, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Liège, Aachen and Cologne.
Plans to continue the line past Cologne to Frankfurt had to be abandoned because of the power the Thalys trainsets generate when operating under the 15 kV voltage system used in Germany is insufficient for operation on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.
www.buzznet.com /buzzwords/thalys   (386 words)

  
 Thalys
Travelling by Thalys saves time: the entire route between Brussels and Paris, for example, is covered at a top speed of 300 km/h.
Thalys goes to great lengths to make your journey as comfortable as possible.
Thalys has a bar/buffet coach serving coffee, tea and other beverages, as well as rolls, salads and hot snacks.
www.ns.nl /servlet/Satellite?cid=1086133192027&pagename=www.ns.nl/Page/ArtikelPage_www.ns.nl&lang=en&c=Page   (685 words)

  
 thalys.mobi Provides Easy Access to Travel Information on Mobile Phones @ SYS-CON Media   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Headquartered in Brussels, Thalys is the only high-speed European network that daily connects France, Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands.
In 2008, Thalys will open hour-and-a-half service on its Brussels-Amsterdam and Brussels-Cologne routes as well as three-hour service on its Paris-Amsterdam and Paris-Cologne routes.
Thalys is a joint subsidiary of SNCB, SNCF, DB AG and NS.
www.sys-con.com /read/300842.htm   (722 words)

  
 Thalys train tickets book online with Rail Europe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Thalys is the high-speed rail network which connects France, Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands.
Designed with network flexibility and passenger comfort in mind, you are guaranteed a relaxed and stress-free journey aboard the Thalys fleet of state-of-the-art high-speed trains.
Fares may vary according to departure station and route.
www.raileurope.co.uk /thalys   (164 words)

  
 Delay Thalys
If a Thalys train arrives more than 30 minutes late unexpectedly, we will reimburse you.
The compensation is paid using vouchers, which you can use when you purchase your next international train ticket.
For your request to be handled correctly, please send the original Thalys tickets, with the compensation form shown below or a letter stating your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address.
www.ns.nl /servlet/Satellite?cid=1107163791048&pagename=www.ns.nl/Page/ArtikelPage_www.ns.nl&lang=nl&c=Page   (267 words)

  
 1996-2006, Thalys is 10 years old!
(Regularity calculated for less than 5 minutes based on the Thalys standards, which are more demanding than those of other rail and air carriers, normally of 10 or 15 minutes).
In 2006, Thalys implemented Localys, a new train positioning and location service by satellite.
This state-of-the-art system allows knowing at all times trains' geographical position, their composition, their orientation, whether they are delayed compared to the theoretical schedule, or even any material faults.
www.thalystory.com /en/story/chiffres.html   (365 words)

  
 50% Discount on Thalys Train Tickets Between France-Belgium-Netherlands Market Wire - Find Articles
One-way full-fare tickets on all routes of the high-speed Thalys train connecting Paris-Brussels-Amsterdam are now on sale at 50% off the normal price for summertime travel from Rail Europe.
Thalys takes just 1 hour 25 minutes to go from downtown Paris to Brussels, most of the journey made at 186 mph.
In 2007, all Thalys tracks will be high-speed and travel times Paris-Amsterdam (currently 4 hrs 11 min.) and Paris-Cologne (presently 3 hrs 50 min) will be cut to 3 hrs 9 min and 2 hrs 50 min, respectively.
findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_pwwi/is_200605/ai_n16349137   (476 words)

  
 Thalys Train to Brussels, Paris - Reviews of Thalys Train to Brussels - IgoUgo
There are many different destinations for the Thalys train and some would argue that Brussels should not be your first choice, but rather the popular city of Bruges in Belgium.
You can view fares and itineraries for the Thalys and other European rail itineraries at: www.raileurope.com/us/index.htm, where you can also purchase tickets online.
The Thalys will take to you to Gare du Midi and you can catch the Brussels metro system right from the station.
www.igougo.com /travelcontent/JournalEntryActivity.aspx?EntryID=8740   (639 words)

  
 ALSTOM Transport - 10 YEARS OF THALYS !   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
On 1 June, the Thalys celebrated its 10th anniversary in Brussels.
During the event, the European Transport Commissioner, Jacques Barrot, described how the Thalys was a forerunner in rail interoperability and how the “single European rail market”, through developments in signalling systems, will make cross-border journeys more safe, efficient and cost-effective.
The Thalys fleet currently comprises 17 trains equipped with 4 voltage systems and 7 signalling systems to operate at the entire Thalys network, plus 10 Thalys “PBA” (Paris-Brussels-Amsterdam) trains equipped with 3 voltage systems.
www.transport.alstom.com /home/news/Hot_news/24152.EN.php?languageId=EN&dir=/home/news/Hot_news   (206 words)

  
 Thalys train tickets Amsterdam Paris, Brussels, Cologne, Dusseldorf
Spend some time on Thalys today with your child, view the scenery together, sit and read a book, or have a nice heart-to-heart talk.
Also known as the red train, Thalys links Paris to Amsterdam, Brussels, Cologne and Dusseldorf.
There are 18 Thalys trains per day that take you from Paris to Brussels in under 90 minutes.
travelcutsca.raileurope.com /canada/rail/thalys/index.htm   (262 words)

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