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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#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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Where we stand with the need to order new night trains: the EU, every government, every operator assessed

When we started the Trains for Europe in mid-2021, our demand was that the European Union organises the procurement of a fleet of new night trains. Now – 8 months on – it is time to take stock of what […]

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We support Trains for Europe

Kendra Stenberg

A European citizen who cares for the planet

Peter Cornelius

Political campaigning for night trains is needed! Based in Berlin

Noam Schaulin

Politically active traffic planning student and passionate night train traveler. Basel, Switzerland

Katalin Cseh

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

Karen Melchior

Member of the European Parliament – Radikale Venstre, Denmark (Renew Europe)

Gereon tho Pesch

Studying Geography and Economics & passionate about European rail travel

Alex Burrows

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

Gergő Illés

Young European railway enthusiast, currently researching Central European railway markets

Siddharth Sareen

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

Mark Smith

Rail Expert – The Man in Seat 61