Legendary ‘Orient Express’ train to resume work

10 February 2014 16:39
This April, legendary ‘Orient Express’ train will resume its work. The train will again regularly circulate between Paris and Istanbul, according to Legendary passenger train of ‘luxury’ class of a private company Orient-Express Hotels began operating between Paris and Istanbul in 1883. Many famous people made a journey on this train. Famous writer Agatha Christie immortalized the train in her work “Murder on the Orient Express”. In the 20th century the train became very popular for comfortable trips around Europe. During the existence of the ‘Orient Express’, it had its ups and downs. Thus, with the advent of air travel, the demand for passenger trains fell significantly, and in 1977 the train stopped its journeys. Then, in 1982, the famous train was given a ‘second birth’ but not for long. ‘Orient Express’, which will resume its work in April this year, will look different. Nevertheless, its creators will try to recreate the unique atmosphere of the legendary ‘Orient Express’ and add retro tones to its design.