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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A different solution for night trains – a flexible leasing and operations company?

From the start of this Trains for Europe campaign I have argued that the absence of enough couchette cars and sleeping cars is the main constraint on the expansion of night train services. You cannot run more trains unless you […]

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The research for #CrossBorderRail has concluded – conclusions and an event

The main Trains for Europe site has been rather quiet over the past few months as I have been running a dedicated project about cross border railways in the EU entitled #CrossBorderRail – and most of the daily reporting on […]

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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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We support Trains for Europe

Sebastian Wilken

Train Tracks Blog Founder, Turku, Finland

Pedro Martins

Portuguese electrical engineering student

Siddharth Sareen

Having travelled 300,000+ kilometres by train on three continents, I want better options in Europe!

Anna Deparnay-Grunenberg

Member of the European Parliament – Bündnis 90/Die Grünen, Germany (European Greens)

Philip Hiersemenzel

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

Edward Schofield

Train conductor and railway blogger

Germanwatch

Environment research NGO, Berlin

Katalin Cseh

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

Gereon tho Pesch

Studying Geography and Economics & passionate about European rail travel

Janet Anscombe

Retired university lecturer (Classics & Ancient History)