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.
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More