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13 April 2021

Brussels–Berlin gets another new night train connection

Following the European Sleeper announcement of a new Brussels-Berlin night train, another new train service has now been announced by Belgian company Moonlight Express. The second […]
6 April 2021

Night train to connect Brussels, Amsterdam, Berlin and Prague

European Sleeper and RegioJet announced that a new night train service running from Brussels to Prague would start operating from next year. The train would make […]
2 April 2021

Scotland to have its first hydrogen-powered train in 2021

Scotland will have its first train running on hydrogen power by the end of 2021. A new project from the Scottish government and a group of […]
2 April 2021

Egypt to build first high-speed train connecting the Red Sea with the Mediterranean

Plans have been announced for the first high-speed train line in Egypt from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean. With a length 621 miles, the route […]
23 March 2021

Italy to deploy ‘covid-free’ trains to tourist destinations

Trains are a key mode of transportation in Italy. During the pandemic, many people who rode on a train for one reason or other knew that […]
21 March 2021

New sleeper trains in Europe will link 13 major destinations

Four European national railway companies have promised new sleepers linking 13 major cities in the largest extension of Europe’s night network in many years. According to […]
25 January 2021

Improved rail passenger rights adopted by EU Council

A reform of EU rail passenger rights will strengthen the rights of all passengers, and in particular those with disabilities or reduced mobility. It will also make […]
22 January 2021

China releases prototype for new 400mph levitating train

China has recently unveiled a prototype for a new levitating train which it says will be capable of reaching speeds of up to 400mph. 1. Prototype […]
29 December 2020

4 European countries boost night-train services

On Tuesday, December 8, Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland decided to boost night-trains on their rail networks. At the end of 2021, the countries will launch […]
22 December 2020

Belgium closes all borders with the UK

Following Prime Minister Alexander De Croo’s announcement on Friday, from midnight last night Belgium closed its borders to travellers coming from the United Kingdom, for 24 […]
18 December 2020

2021 to be the European Year of Rail

Next year will be the European Year of Rail, with a range of events and other initiatives to promote this green, comfortable and safe way to travel.  The […]
7 December 2020

One step towards the TEE 2.0: New night trains will connect Europe in 2021

Several new cross-border night trains will connect some European countries. The railway companies from Germany, France, Austria and Switzerland are currently planning to launch the new […]
27 November 2020

More Thalys trains between Brussels and Paris from December 13th

Thalys has announced that from the 13th of December until the end of January, it will offer four daily return trips between Brussels and Paris. The […]
24 November 2020

Rocky Mountaineer to launch new U.S. rail route in 2021

The popular Rocky Mountaineer train travel company is adding an additional route to its repertoire in 2021, offering passengers a new two-day journey that will connect […]
24 November 2020

Curbing emissions: Fewer flights, more trains in Europe

An Action Agenda for Train and Aviation has been sent to the Dutch Lower House on Monday, November 23rd, proposing a stronger international train network that […]
6 November 2020

5 most incredible train journeys

Train is a classic way to travel and with less people choosing to fly following the Covid-19 pandemic, it is a great alternative for your next […]
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