The Eurocity (EC) Trains – Austria

This is an international train service, introduced in 1987, within the European inter-city rail network.  With speeds up to 200 km/hr and frequent trains connecting main cities in Europe, the EC is a fast and convenient way of travelling across borders. Essentially it replaced most of the routes of the erstwhile Trans Europ Express (TEE). It is all the more convenient and Continue reading “The Eurocity (EC) Trains – Austria”

Austria – An Introduction for visitors

Austria is a central European country sharing its borders with 8 other European countries. It has Germany and Czech republic in the north, Italy and Slovenia in the south, Hungary and Slovakia to the east and Switzerland and Liechtenstein in the west. The capital is Vienna.

Official Languages in Austria – Hungarian, German, Slovenian and Croatian.
Terrain – Most of the country is mountainous – dominated by the Alps. It has only Continue reading “Austria – An Introduction for visitors”