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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 .


The ecological tide favours the revival of the night train in Europe. Condemned to disappear by high speed and ‘low cost’ planes, rail transport at night is once again fashionable in Europe. Its advantage: it pollutes very little. By ENRIC BONET, translated article from Spanish,

65.000 signatures handed over in Stockholm

The Swedish branch of Back on Track has delivered 65 000 names in favour of night trains Stockholm/Oslo- Copenhagen-Hamburg- Paris/Berlin to the Swedish transport minister! The petition has been a success – and the minister Tomas Eneroth also seem to understand the momentum in the

Party when “the newspaper train” departed for Venice

Picture: Either Jonas Lindkvist or Beatrice Lundborg For the first time in decades, a chartered train from Stockholm rolls all the way down to southern Europe. Before departure, the locomotive was renamed “Rudolf Wall” after the newspaper Dagens Nyheter’s (DN) founder; and now 350 passengers