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.
Forbidden Colours helped over 500 queer refugees to flee war in Ukraine
On the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT or IDAHOT), Belgium-based LGBTQIA+ organisation Forbidden Colours put the spotlight on its extensive work to help LGBTQIA+ persons living in Ukraine.
ANTWERP | ‘Stories of Refuge’ exhibition at Red Star Line Museum
Until 11 December, the Red Star Line Museum in Antwerp hosts the temporary exhibition ‘Stories of Refuge‘. A topical exhibition, now with the war Russia is waging against Ukraine.
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.
EUROPEAN UNION | The Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) and the European Transport Corridors
This week, the European Commission committed itself to facilitate train travel in the European Union more more. Booking train journeys should be easier and travellers should get passenger rights comparable to air passengers rights.
REVIEW | Orient-Express exhibition at Train World, Brussels’ railway museum
Today, Train World in Brussels‘ Schaerbeek railway station opened its Orient-Express exhibition. The exhibition recounts the story of this legendary train brand and its creator, Georges Nagelmackers.
Orient-Express exhibition at Train World in Brussels’ Schaerbeek from 26 October 2021 to 17 April 2022
From 26 October 2021 until 17 April 2022, Train World in Schaerbeek in Brussels will host an exceptional exhibition dedicated to the epic story of the Orient-Express and its Belgian creator, Georges Nagelmackers.
GreenCityTrip: chartered night trains from Breda in the Netherlands to Venice, Prague, Milan, Vienna, Prague, Verona and Innsbruck
No, it’s not a regular night train service, but Flywise Travel is organising citytrips with chartered night trains under de brand GreenCityTrip. From the Netherlands to Venice, Prague, Milan, Vienna, Verona and Innsbruck.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express comes to Brussels in June 2021 and April 2022
The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) will travel to and from Brussels in June 2021 and April 2021.
LGBTQ SURVEY | Travel plans following the coronavirus outbreak
Zsolt Erdei, CEO of Humen Travel in Budapest, Hungary is interested in knowing the travel plans of LGBTQ people after the strict coronavirus countermeasures are being softened.