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EU Commission stand on the issue of night trains

Based upon a question from a number of Danish NGO’s last summer the EU Commission has provided an answer, which rather clear shows political ways to promote night trains in EU. Now the answer from October 2016 is translated to English and German. Here are the

1st Victory: The Paris-Port Bou will continue in 2017!

DEC 26, 2016 The Occitania Region has announced that it has reached an agreement with the French State to maintain the Paris-Port Bou night train. SNCF has been ordered to resume operations. The mobilization of users, trade unions and elected representatives has shown that the

Night trains saved – so far – in Sweden

Swedish Tourist Association is giving this good news from the far North: Swedish Transport Administration announced a few days ago that the two night trains will continue to go to northern Sweden until 2020. Each day, each way. This is something we have worked for

Last night on the job on CityNightLine

Holstein gets out SPIEGEL ONLINE’s feature The German Railways no longer wants night trains. The Austrian Federal Railways take over the material, but not the people. The remaining people are such ones as train attendant Joachim Holstein. SPIEGEL was following him on the last ride

Night trains in Europe at the lowest level in 100 years

Presentation in Berlin before the demonstration at the Main Railway station when the last German CityNightLine departed. Presented by Poul Kattler, Denmark: It is time to make a status from our fight. We are an interesting mix of individuals and organisations among Users Recent and

Many demonstrations followed the stop of CityNightLine

Many places on the CNL network protests will take place against the complete closure of German night trains. The list will be updated. Various organizers. Friday 9, evening: Cologne Friday 9, evening: Amsterdam (Rover is organizing) Friday 9: Munich Saturday 10, morning: Hamburg Saturday 10, afternoon

Last DB motorail trains 29./30.10.2016

When the last motorail train departed Saturday 29.10. from Lörrach it was 95% full. Full German motorail trains was the tradition. But anyway they are now history. At 16.12. will the first new private motorail train depart from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach (suburb to Basel)