All posts by Poul

More emphasis on trains in Europe to replace flights

The Green Deal for Europe should, among other elements, reduce aviation (which is harmful to the climate) and promote alternatives. The activist network Back-on-Track has pointed out five areas of priority, where improvements are needed to get cross-border long-distance trains in shape to provide alternatives

Parliamentary hearing about night trains in Belgium

In Belgium, the political world seems to have sized the stakes of recreating an international rail transport from Belgium, with the reintegration of night train services. 6 members of the Belgian House of Representatives have submitted a proposal for a resolution going in that direction.

NightJet to Brussels (Jan. 2020) and Amsterdam (Dec. 2020)

From January 2020, the Nightjet will on Sundays and Wednesdays run from Vienna (08:38 p.m.) and Innsbruck (08:44 p.m.) to Brussels. After Cologne, the train stops in Aachen, Liège and Brussels. The scheduled arrival time in Brussels-Nord is 10:45 a.m. and in Brussels-Midi 10:55 a.m..

Introductions from Hamburg meetings now on YouTube

Did you miss the conference, here is a chance to catch up the introductions. Notice, that questions, answers and debate is not reported after agreement with the speakers and audience. >> Go to the Back-on-Track YouTube channel and selects what you want to see.

U-turn with Deutche Bahn?

Deutsche Bahn examines a comeback of night trains BREAKING NEWS: Deutsche Bahn is considering operating night trains again together with ÖBB. The number of passengers has developed positively and there is demand on the market. Read the full article by Christian Schlesiger in WirtschaftsWoche .