In , the Venice-Simplon Orient Express was established as a private venture, running restored s and s carriages from London to Venice. Two or three times a year, Prague or Vienna and Budapest are also accessed, starting from Venice, and returning to Paris and London. Every September the train also goes from London and Paris to İstanbul via Budapest , Sinaia , and Bucharest —in the last three cities a sightseeing and in the two capitals an overnight in hotel also takes place—the return trip on the same route ends up in Venice.
Such a journey is provided currently to Berlin. The company also offers a similarly themed luxury train in Singapore , Malaysia , and Thailand called the Eastern and Oriental Express , and operates other luxury overnight trains in Scotland , Ireland , and Peru. This train has only Pullman and dining cars, but no sleepers. It's used for gourmet trips in France. The CIWL archives contain more than years of posters, photos, plans, and communication material that represents a tremendous interest for cultural, academic, or commercial projects.
Creators and artists have been hired by CIWL since in order to create luxury conditions and comfort in travel, as well as a particular graphic style that is now recognized worldwide by its quality. Great efforts have been made to digitalize images photos, plans, and posters , although vast paper archives remain preserved, waiting to be sorted and classified in the future. As of today, available digital archives consist of more than CIWL posters, PLM posters, and more than 6, archive photos, representing probably one of the most extensive poster collections in the world with works dating from the end of the 19th century to the late s.
These archives are regularly used for all types of publishing and media projects, all over the world, as well as cultural events see below: Exhibition. The glamour and rich history of the Orient Express has frequently lent itself to the plot of books and films and as the subject of television documentaries. Sources:  .
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