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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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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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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We support Trains for Europe

Kendra Stenberg

A European citizen who cares for the planet

Tim Pritlove

Podcaster, Berlin

Peter Cornelius

Political campaigning for night trains is needed! Based in Berlin

Nils Jocher

Night trains are a fast and climate-friendly option to connect people all over Europe. We need them! Based in Basel.

Tatiana Metcalf-Riener

Trains and night trains are a really useful transport system around the world and need to expand.

Germanwatch

Environment research NGO, Berlin

Rebecca Taylor

Former MEP and a big fan of night trains

Jordan Maris

Auvergnat and Student at the College of Europe, Bruges

Gereon tho Pesch

Studying Geography and Economics & passionate about European rail travel

Edward Schofield

Train conductor and railway blogger