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Nightjet 2019 and 2022

It is very natural to be courious about what ÖBB Nightjet is doing these days, and what is their future plans. Some tables are borrowed from the German Eisenbahn Kurier 2/2019. Here is the various lines, where Nightjet and partners operates in 2019: And here

New Swedish Government will procure night trains to Europe

From the new Swedish Government agreement between Socialdemocrates, the Center-party and the Green Extend the infrastructure – connect Sweden with trains that go on time The decided national plan for infrastructure 2018–2029 with investments in roads and railways across the country of SEK 700 billion


DANISH LARGEST NEWSPAPER INTRODUCES NEW “TRAVEL WITHOUT WINGS” CONCEPT FOR TRAVEL SECTION Things are really moving forward. It is possible to influence the medias. “Politiken” is in the middle of the party political picture. EDITORIAL in Politiken Travel, Sunday d. 6.1. 2019 by Tina Krongaard,

How low cost flights killed night trains

From the Swiss on-line media Tribune deGèneve we have kindly got this translation (from French) In the 1990s, since Cornavin (main railway station in Geneve), night trains left for Rome and Barcelona every night. To Yugoslavia via Venice in the wake of the Orient Express.

Minister and DSB reactions to 42,000 signatures

As a follow-up on our hand-over of 42,000 signatures the minister for Transport, Ole Birk Olesen, tells us (and with less relevant talk removed): (…) In accordance with (…) minimum requirements, DSB is not obliged to drive a night train to the south from Denmark.

42,000 want the night train back

23.11. 2018: Article from the largest Danish newspaper Politiken by Sune Højrup Bencke (original in Danish, translated by Back-on-Track) 3.12. 2018: Editorial from the same newspaper (lower area of this article) The Back-on-Track organization has today delivered a huge bunch of signatures to the Transport,

EU-Parliament votes for improved passenger rights

Improvements are made from the draft proposal made to the EU-parliament, and now it looks much better. Both better compensations in case of train delays, same help and compensation if there is a travel chain (but more than one ticket), space for bicycles and better options