All aboard the Eurocrat Express!
July 9, 2008 1 Comment
European parliamentarians have been enjoying their first ride aboard their very own train. The high-speed Thalys train has launched a new, direct service from Brussels to the French city of Strasbourg exclusively for MEPs.
The service is an effort to silence growing discontent over the ‘travelling circus’, which involves the entire European Parliament uprooting to the Alsacian capital for its monthly plenary session at a cost of 200 million euros a year.
Read full article: Radio Netherlands, 8 July 2008