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 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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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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We support Trains for Europe

Rayna Stamboliyska

Policy and cybersecurity specialist, writer and all-time train lover

Katalin Cseh

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

Edward Schofield

Train conductor and railway blogger

Tim Pritlove

Podcaster, Berlin

Gereon tho Pesch

Studying Geography and Economics & passionate about European rail travel

Jordan Maris

Auvergnat and Student at the College of Europe, Bruges

Noam Schaulin

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

Peter Cornelius

Political campaigning for night trains is needed! Based in Berlin

Martin Speer

Author, FreeInterrail / DiscoverEUInitiator, Berlin

Martijn Körvers

Flight free since 2007, avid train traveller ever since, and sleeper trains are the best of all!