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Action weekend June 2015

No more cuts – develop Europe’s long-distance rail! Weekend of Action took place 19–21 June 2015 The European rail system could be the most connected, convenient, accessible and environment-friendly way of travelling across the continent. But many international rail services have been cut back or

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Weekend of Action to put European rail #backontrack

International press release In response to continued cuts to the cross/border rail services in Europe – including night train routes such as Berlin–Brussels–Paris, Copenhagen – Prague and Barcelona – Milan – continent/wide actions over the weekend aimed to kick/start a turnaround in transport policy. At Berlin’s

A week of bad news for cross-border rail

From Switzerland the news that the Zürich – Strasbourg – Luxembourg – Brussels EuroCity train will be cancelled from December 2015 onwards. This train has been progressively reduced over the years – it once ran as far as Milano Centrale, and has suffered from poor

Toolkit: Let’s put European trains back on track !

Painting a banner for the action in Copenhagen.     LET’S PUT EUROPEAN TRAINS BACK ON TRACK! WHY ARE YOU TAKING ACTION FOR THE TRAINS? Easy, comfortable and safe. Trains are also the greenest way to travel in Europe. But several night trains have been cut back

First get-together and common demonstration in Berlin

Activists from different places in Europa were gathered in Berlin on Friday. 6 March 2015. That afternoon had the majority government in Bundestag voted down the opposition’s proposal. The idea was to make DB stop the cuts of night trains and car-trains until there is

The final night train from Copenhagen – for now

On november 2nd, 2014, the final departure of the Copenhagen night train occurred, at least for now. A flash mob, protest and farewell were organised at the Copenhagen main station. Deutsche Bahn and DSB made the decision to cut the service from Copenhagen, previously connecting