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Seat Assignment

Seat Assignment in Economy class

Please note that we are not limiting the number of seats available per train. If you are travelling on one of our busier trains, you will very likely be seated next to another passenger.

Seat assignment

Seat assignment

Depending on the type of car, the number of seats may vary. If you are traveling soon, you might find it interesting to know the configuration of the cars.

How to find your seat number

When you reserve a seat on an eligible train, we’ll e-mail you a boarding pass with a bar code whenever you book a seat on an eligible train. Your car number and seat number will be indicated on your boarding pass.

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