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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,
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
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
Source: SBB / DMM, read the original German articleh SBB and ÖBB will intensify their long-term cooperation in international passenger transport. The two partner railways intend to expand the already existing offer both for daytime and overnight trains. Picture from Zürich 27.7. 2019 – SBB
We have recieved this press release: “Together for night trains all over Europe” On June 7, 2019 at the Gare de Lyon in Paris, committed citizens, entrepreneurs and elected officials launched an association to revitalize night trains in Europe. In a context where no one
Climate change, growing air pollution, and yet aviation emissions are increasing dramatically, year after year. This is because plane tickets prices are very appealing due to unjustified tax advantages for the aviation industry, while train tickets remain considerably more expensive. You are not the only
It is now more than 15 years in Belgium that the last night train left the station of Brussels never to return. This mode of transport, used by many generations in the twentieth century and synonymous with great trips and holidays, has found a renewed
Air France will lay-off 465 domestic ground staff and reduce by 15% its short-haul capacity. The decision comes following the airline’s new goals to cope with the competitive nature of the transport industry in Europe. (…) The airline conceded that two main things were causing