A drawing by Felician von Myrbach-Rheinfeld of the famous Orient Express’s dining carriage circa 1895. Photo: Alamy

Restored Orient Express could take to Europe’s railways again, but will Istanbul be its destination?

  • Made famous by Agatha Christie’s 1930s novel Murder on the Orient Express, for a century the fabled train ran from western Europe to the Bosphorus in Turkey
  • French rail operator bought the Orient Express brand and has restored original carriages used on the service; reviving the original route is a possibility
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A drawing by Felician von Myrbach-Rheinfeld of the famous Orient Express’s dining carriage circa 1895. Photo: Alamy
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