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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Night trains to/from Berlin

We’ve been invited to present at an event in February about night train services to and from Berlin, the city where our campaign is based. That has led to some interesting reflections – rather than seeing the complete picture of […]

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Where is the ambition in the provision of international night trains?

When I started the Trains for Europe project a little over 6 months ago, I had identified the key problem – that the main barrier to scaling up night trains in Europe was the absence of the trains themselves. To […]

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A look ahead – what’s in store for night trains in Europe in 2022?

It’s a new year and it’s time to look forward. Here at Trains for Europe we’ve looked into the crystal ball and in this post are going to have a look at what’s coming up in the next 12 months […]

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European Commission action plan to boost long distance and cross-border passenger rail – a glass half full

Last week the European Commission published its long awaited “Action plan to boost long distance and cross-border passenger rail” – you can download the 18 page PDF document here, and there is also a summary of the proposals here. The […]

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Djebbari announces a “Trains for France” – a missed opportunity

Plans for the rejuvenation of night trains in France are proceeding – the news this morning from France’s Minister of Transport is that new routes with new rolling stock will be launched in the period 2026-2030. You can read more […]

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We support Trains for Europe

Tristram Gräbener

IT developer, stopped flying in 2015 but doesn’t want to stop travelling

Philip Hiersemenzel

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

Adrian Fuentes

Passionate train traveller and convinced European

Peter Cornelius

Political campaigning for night trains is needed! Based in Berlin

PRO BAHN

Passenger federation Fahrgastverband PRO BAHN, Germany

Edward Schofield

Train conductor and railway blogger

Järnvägsfrämjandet

Pro-rail organisation from Sweden

The Mobility Heroes

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

Janet Anscombe

Retired university lecturer (Classics & Ancient History)

Sony Kapoor

Oslo-based economist