Celebration in Berlin: New night train from 9.12.

Back-on-Track has decided that we in cooperation with other train friends will make parties in Berlin both Sunday evening and Monday morning 9.-10. of December. And will appeal that our Vienna based colleagues will do the same in Vienna. From Berlin the new NightJet to

Renovation of old French couchette fleet

The French transport minister talked about the night trains this week, and announced that she would give 30 million € to revamp the couchette carriages, in order to keep them running after 2020 ! This is a great victory ! Two months ago, we were

New optimism: EN Metropol is back!

The old Metropol train via Dresden and Prague was discontinued, and it looked like the too known degradation of European night train lines. And now it is real, the combination-train north-south in Eastern Europe has returned like the Bird Phoenix. The train will run every day

Law court stops relocation of Hamburg Altona station

The Higher Administrative Court of Hamburg has granted an urgent application against the relocation of the long-distance railway station Hamburg-Altona! It justified the decision with the unclear future of the car loading terminal! These are two reasons to celebrate. Because now DB must commit itself

Climate fight against air traffic and for night trains

While we have mobilized on climate friendly night trains in the Back-on-Track network during a couple of years; another movement is right now under establishment to fight airport expansions around the World (named “Stay Grounded”). The growing air traffic is a big issue in the

Bulc announces fair taxes by the end of this year

The European Commission advocates more of these rail connections, such as between Amsterdam and Berlin, to relieve air and road transport and to reduce pollution drastically. That is what Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc said to De Telegraaf. She also wants to level the competition between