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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Trains for Europe and the Future of Europe! Endorsements welcome

The European Union is currently organising its “Conference on the Future of Europe” and one of aspects of that is a kind of system to collect ideas about what the EU should do in the future. Within the climate change […]

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We’ll be on the #ConnectingEurope Express – Kraków to Ljubljana

2021 is the EU Year of Rail, and so the European Commission DG MOVE and Community of European Railways are running the “Connecting Europe Express” in September and October to try to show what rail can do for Europe and […]

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Summer update – there’s a lot going on behind the scenes!

Trains for Europe has been running in public for a couple of months now, and wow, what progress we have managed to make already! Above all we have been speaking to all sorts of people about our plans – people […]

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The German passenger federation PRO BAHN supports the Trains for Europe initiative

Without the central procurement of night trains, the desired goals of the EU commission are not attainable. This centralized procurement enables old players and new entrants to quickly acquire new night train units to match the growing demand. At the […]

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Trains for Europe gets a mention on France24 television debate about night trains

France24 English’s “Talking Europe” show discussed night trains in Europe this week, with Catherine Nicholson moderating a discussion with MEPs Jakop Dalunde (Greens-EFA, Sweden) and Marian-Jean Marinescu (EPP, Romania). Given that Jakop is one of the MEPs who already supports […]

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We support Trains for Europe

Martijn Körvers

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

Pedro Martins

Portuguese electrical engineering student

Jordan Maris

Auvergnat and Student at the College of Europe, Bruges

Richard Hunt

Retired advertising executive, regular night sleeper customer, based in Prague

Katja Diehl

Campaigner – She Drives Mobility

The Mobility Heroes

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

Kendra Stenberg

A European citizen who cares for the planet

Alex Burrows

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

Nils Jocher

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

Janet Anscombe

Retired university lecturer (Classics & Ancient History)