“EuroCity” (EC), is a train category within the European cross-border rail network. EC trains are usually international services that meet 20 criteria covering comfort, speed, food service, and cleanliness. Each EC train is operated by more than one European (state) rail company, under a multilateral co-operative arrangement, and all EC trains link important European cities with each other.
Eurocity services usually have a dining car attached, but it is not always the case as some railway companies got creative with interpreting the standards by Union internationale des chemins de fer (UIC).
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