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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Detailed night train research from Oui au train de nuit

The French campaign group Oui au train de nuit has produced some of the most detailed research about the opportunities for night trains – understandably with the focus on routes within France, and between France and its neighbours. Its first […]

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EIB electric buses funding model the way forward to finance night train stock?

In January 2021, the European Investment Bank and Banque des Territoires launched a Clean Buses Platform – a mechanism through which public transport operators in France have access to up to €100 million to procure electric buses. A similar mechanism […]

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Tough times ahead for German rail supply industry? Procure some night trains!

International Railway Journal reports that the rail industry in Germany is facing tough times. So that makes now surely is an ideal time for new night train rolling stock to be procured!   Photos used in this post Richard Matthews […]

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Croatia: Rijeka and Split the destinations for summer 2021

Private night train operator RegioJet offered a Prague 🇨🇿 – Rijeka 🇭🇷 in summer 2020 and is back for more in 2021… This time the train serves Bratislava 🇸🇰, Budapest 🇭🇺 and Zagreb 🇭🇷, and then splits – with one […]

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Bloomberg publishes new interactive website about night trains in Europe

Entitled “Europe Asks Travelers to Ditch Planes for Night Trains“, Bloomberg has published a sort of interactive guide to night trains in Europe, and what the European Union is trying to do to solve the night train conundrum. It’s not […]

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We support Trains for Europe

Karen Melchior

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

Gereon tho Pesch

Studying Geography and Economics & passionate about European rail travel

Sebastian Wilken

Train Tracks Blog Founder, Turku, Finland

PRO BAHN

Passenger federation Fahrgastverband PRO BAHN, Germany

Philip Hiersemenzel

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

Sony Kapoor

Oslo-based economist

Andy Rear

Insurance entrepreneur and regular rail traveller

Jakop Dalunde

Member of the European Parliament – Miljöpartiet, Sweden (European Greens)

Järnvägsfrämjandet

Pro-rail organisation from Sweden

Tatiana Metcalf-Riener

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