Train

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 […]
29 October 2020

Minimum one month break for Brussels-Vienna night train

Following their recent announcement that the direct Brussels-Innsbruck connection would stop mid-December and that services between Brussels and Vienna would increase to three times a week […]
26 October 2020

Brussels-Vienna night train will run three times a week

As of the 13th of December, the night train services from Brussels to Vienna will run three instead of two times a week, the Austrian railroad […]
8 October 2020

Promoting Sustainable Mobility: Why the Commission Sees 2021 to be the European Year of Rail

According to their proposal in March this year, the Commission sees 2021 as the European Year of Rail, an idea which supports the delivery of its […]
5 October 2020

Hopeful Plans to Relaunch the Trans-Europ Express

The Trans-Europ Express (TEE) could be returning decades after it was gradually phased out. Originally launched on 2 June 1957, the TEE was luxurious and transported […]
27 September 2020

Proposal to relaunch Trans Europ Express 2.0 train service with lines through Belgium

The Trans Europ Express (TEE) is a former international first-class railway network, operating in western and central Europe from 1957 to 1995. In 1974, the TEE […]
17 September 2020

Eurostar and Thalys to merge in 2021

International high-speed railway services Thalys and Eurostar will merge in 2021, Thalys’s CEO Bertrand Gosselin told French newspaper La Tribune. The project has been called “Greenspeed”. […]
2 September 2020

Dutch rail will reduce journey time on Amsterdam-Brussels line

Dutch state-owned railway company Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) wants to reduce the journey time travel on its Amsterdam-Brussels line, aiming to promote the train as a more […]
1 September 2020

Free rail passes available
for Belgian residents

Starting from 31 August, Belgian residents can apply for a free rail pass using the website launched by Belgian railway company SNCB.  The free pass includes […]
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