The European Commission will support ten pilot project for new cross-border services and the improvement of existing ones, it announced recently. But that support is not financial. Back On Track Belgium says the initiative is weak.
EUROPEAN SLEEPER | ‘The Good Night Train’ Brussels – Amsterdam – Berlin starts on 25 May 2023
“We did it! We are launching our own sleeper service Brussels – Amsterdam – Berlin“, European Sleeper (ES) announced. The first journey will take ‘The Good Night Train‘ from Berlin to Brussels on Thursday 26 May 2023. The first return trip is on Friday 27 May. The service is due to run three times per…
The return of a Brussels – Luxembourg – Strasbourg – Basel train?
In the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, some dream of a renewed direct train connection to Switzerland. Basel SBB Railway Station isn’t that far away from Luxembourg. It could be a night train or a day train, both originating in Brussels.
Trans Europ Express 2.0 advocates a renewed extensive European train network
Besides the renewed interest in night trains in Europe, besides an increase in awareness something must be done to make cross-boarder train travel in the European Union much easier, there’s also this Trans Europ Express 2.0. A revival of the old TEE network.
SJ EuroNight announces 2022 night train service from Stockholm to Hamburg, no Malmö – Brussels for now
Swedish rail operator SJ AB has announced a night train service from Sweden‘s capital Stockholm to Hansestadt Hamburg in Germany from 2022. At least for now there will not be a nigh train service from Malmö to Brussels.
‘Hotel on rails’ Midnight Trains to link Paris to Edinburgh, Brussels, Hamburg, Copenhagen, Berlin, Milan, Venice, Florence, Rome, Barcelona, Madrid and Porto
There’s a new night train company in town: Midnight Trains. The French company wants to operate luxurious but affordable night trains from 2024. As usual, there are many questions.
Belgium turns orange after nine months in red on European COVID-19 travel map
Belgium is about to become an orange area again after being a red zone for nine months. After the Kingdom of Belgium itself allowed leisure travel abroad again, turning orange is big factor for travel.
Malmö – Brussels night train to become Malmö – Brussels – Paris?
Well before the hype of European Sleeper‘s Ostend – Prague and Ostend – Warsaw routes and of Moonlight Express‘ Barcelona – Perpignan – Brussels – Berlin dream, Sweden announced going for a night train from Malmö to Cologne and Brussels. But now, a French minister is implying a Paris – Brussels – Cologne – Copenhagen…
Moonlight Express wants a Barcelona – Perpignan – Brussels – Berlin night train
Barcelona – Brussels – Berlin. Moonlight Express, from Belgium, loves destinations beginning with a B. At the start of April Moonlight Express announced a night train service from Brussels to Berlin via Liège. But ultimately it wants to link Barcelona with Berlin.
Moonlight Express to offer night train services between Brussels, Liège and Berlin from April 2022
Entrepreneurs Louis-Philippe Lammertyn and Louis De Jaeger from Belgium have started Moonlight Express, a company which will offer night train services between Brussels, Liège and Berlin. They keep in mind Eurostar connections so travellers can go easily from London to Berlin.