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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

So many demonstrations in France in favor of night trains

In the weekend 26.-27. of November 2016 there was called to support of the French night trains. It came to so many fine demonstrations all around France. New demonstrations are taking place. Have you still not supported the petition, please do so! >> Latest update

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)

ÖBB will fill some night train gaps after DB closures

ÖBB – the Autrian Railways – will open night train runs from Germany to Austria and Switzerland when German Railways (DB) will close all their lines. ÖBB will take over aprox. 40% of the lines. Timetable and bookings is open. With ÖBB night trains partly on

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DB and ÖBB: What about to work together?

While we are waiting for the ÖBB night train timetable to go public, a number of German and Austrian key figures have come together and have send an open letter to the top management of DB and ÖBB. They ask: Why not work together to

Night trains to and from Russia increase passengers

In January-June 2016, passenger numbers on international and long distance services amounted to over 284,000, an increase of 3.5% compared to the same period last year. The biggest increase was on the international routes Russia – Italy (+ 36%), Russia – Germany (+ 28%), Russia

Public opinion against DB

Just before closing time comments from many walks of life is giving DB a hard time. >> Swiss TV broadcasts a report on night trains Observe the footage of protests from Zurich and Copenhagen in June 2016, and notice the statements by Daniel Costantino of »umverkehR« and