The campaign to scale up night trains

Too few night trains run in Europe right now. Our demand: that the EU organise the procurement of a new fleet of night trains. This will allow cross-border overnight services to be swiftly scaled up.

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Main Trains for Europe campaign on pause until August 2022 – updates until then on #CrossBorderRail site

The #CrossBorderRail project that I am running as part of my wider Trains for Europe advocacy work has taken on a life of its own, and hence I am putting the main Trains for Europe site on pause between now […]

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#CrossBorderRail – a new Trains for Europe project

When I launched Trains for Europe close to a year ago, my key demand was that the European Union organises the procurement of a fleet of new night trains. To me that this is the key to improving the provision […]

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Night trains, scale and standardisation

I listened in to the Back on Track Belgium conference last week, and the founder of a startup night train company said something interesting. “The reason we are against things like night train rolling stock pools,” he stated, “is that […]

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A consortium to order night train carriages?

At the start Trains for Europe had two major questions: how could the European Union organise the procurement of a fleet of night train carriages, and how many carriages would you even need to run enough lines for which there […]

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What Germany needs to do about night trains

The governments of France, Italy and Sweden are actively thinking about how they can renew night train networks in those countries. Austrian Railways ÖBB, notably in partnership with Swiss Railways SBB, is investing heavily in new night train carriages and […]

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We support Trains for Europe

Katalin Cseh

Member of the European Parliament, Momentum Movement / Renew Europe, Hungary

PRO BAHN

Passenger federation Fahrgastverband PRO BAHN, Germany

Peter Cornelius

Political campaigning for night trains is needed! Based in Berlin

Germanwatch

Environment research NGO, Berlin

Adrian Fuentes

Passionate train traveller and convinced European

Philip Hiersemenzel

Energy expert and Bundestag candidate 2021 for the German Green Party, Berlin

Jordan Maris

Auvergnat and Student at the College of Europe, Bruges

Alex Burrows

Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (University of Birmingham)

Järnvägsfrämjandet

Pro-rail organisation from Sweden

The Mobility Heroes

The Mobility Heroes is a consultancy firm dedicated to removing barriers to sustainable travel