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DB will cut it away: Disaster for European Night Trains

DB wants to close all night trains and car transport train from December 2016! This horrifying news was released a bit too early (already d. 4.12. in stead of 14.12.). And now it is clear that there is an overall master plan behind DB’s behavior concerning trains with sleeping

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BACK ON TRACK at COP21 on December 10th

Thursday 10 December 1) Internal Back on Track meeting 15h00-16h30 (with Skype participation) 2) Open meeting 16h30-18H10 3) Noami Klein’s Conference for those who are interested Locations : 1 and 2 will happen at Mundo M, 47 avenue pasteur – 93100 Montreuil 3 happens

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Climate Train action in Berlin

        28.11. 2015. Berlin Hbh, track 8 around 8:45. Back on Track activists was Saturday morning on action in Berlin. The German COP21 delegation went by special train to Paris. We are of course happy message that is sent when politicians need to

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Night trains came to the EU-parliament in Strasbourg

Three members of the coalition were invited by the GUE/NGL (European United Left / Nordic Green Left) fraction of the European Parliament to give arguments to a discussion with the Commission on the Fourth Railway Package, which was about to start. The Back on Track members

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The future of the night trains? – hearing in Switzerland

This question is at the heart of umverkehR-hearing last night in Bern. For the approximately 60 guests who followed the discussion quickly became clear from the statement of Armin Weber (head of International Passenger SBB division), that the night train are not offered a strategic

11.114 signatures handed over in Switzerland

umverkehR has 30.9. handed over 11’114 signatures from the petition “Save the night train” organised together with other organizations (IGöV, Green Party, Pro Velo, Pro Bahn, Young Green, JUSO, foot traffic Switzerland) to the Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications (DETEC) in Bern. With the

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Supporting rail means supporting our economy and citizens

Transport White Paper from CER and EPF concludes: Passenger associations and railways share a common vision: a European rail sector that is the backbone of a seamless, multimodal and accessible transport system, an enabler for the competitiveness, inclusiveness and sustainability of the European economy. Effective

Climate Trains will run to Paris in December

This alliance will support charter trains to the COP21 in Paris. It is our intention to influence the political demands brought to Paris both on the official conference and on the NGO-summit. We need to bring demands about CO2 friendly transportation and railways into the meeting