13 March 2023

Electric high-speed train to connect Las Vegas and Los Angeles by 2027

Brightline West, the United States’ first high-speed rail network, is set to connect Las Vegas and Los Angeles with an estimated length of 218 miles (350 […]
8 March 2023

Canada’s first zero-emission train to launch in Québec this summer

Even though travelling by train is already an eco-conscious alternative to taking the plane or driving our individual cars, there’s always room for improvement. In a […]
6 March 2023

Greek rail workers strike over conditions after deadly train crash

Greek rail workers are taking industrial action in the aftermath of last week’s rail crash that left at least 57 dead. At least 50 others remain […]
1 March 2023

Nationwide rail strike confirmed in Belgium for 10 March

Public transport across Belgium will be disrupted on Friday, March 10th, as a strike was confirmed on Monday February 27th by the socialist unions CGSP Cheminots […]
27 February 2023

EU travel law triggers clash between rail giants and ticketing platforms

The EU executive aims to better integrate public transport and rail services to achieve seamless multimodal passenger transport while delivering the Green Deal. 1. Multimodal digital […]
22 February 2023

Paris’ Gare du Nord to get a makeover and triple in size by 2024

The Paris’ Gare du Nord will triple in size by 2024, just in time for the 2024 Olympics, held in Paris. The architect Denis Valode will […]
17 February 2023

Spain spends €258 million on trains that don’t fit its tunnels

The purchase of 31 commuter trains ordered by the Spanish Renfe in 2020 is agitating politics in the country, as the trains are too big to […]
10 February 2023

Amsterdam to Barcelona rail connection to start running in 2025

Going to sleep in Amsterdam and waking up in Barcelona is no longer a faraway dream. The long-awaited train is expected to be launched in May […]
7 February 2023

Direct train from London to Bordeaux to start running in 2026

If you’re a bit of a wine enthusiast, you’ll certainly want to read what we’ve got in store for you today. Even more so if you’re […]
2 February 2023

EU is piloting 10 projects to boost cross-border rail connections

The goal is to improve cross-border rail connections across the EU while demand for green mobility is growing, making them faster, more frequent and more affordable. […]
30 January 2023

Eurostar trains running empty due to Brexit red tape

Eurostar trains between London and Paris are running with hundreds of unfilled seats, due to staff shortages and Brexit. According to chief executive Gwendoline Cazenave, “bottlenecks […]
26 January 2023

Ukrainian Railways awarded European Rail Champion Award 2023

This year’s European Rail Champion Award 2023 has been awarded to Ukrainian Railways.  The annual award is made by the Association of the European Rail Supply Industry and the Community […]
26 January 2023

China successfully completes first test of its Hyperloop

China has just completed the first tests with its Hyperloop, a new form of ground transport that could potentially see passengers traveling at over 700 mph […]
25 January 2023

China builds world’s first urban hydrogen-powered train

The world’s first urban train powered by hydrogen has been produced in China, according to local media in the Asian country. The project has been a […]
25 January 2023

Thalys to disappear by the end of 2023 as it merges into Eurostar

The French Eurostar and Belgian Thalys have announced the intention to merge back in 2019, with the move being approved by the European Commission in March […]
24 January 2023

France and Germany to offer 60,000 free train tickets to young people this summer

France and Germany will offer free train tickets for people under the age of 27 this summer, the two countries’ transport ministers, Clément Beaune and Volker […]
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