The sleeper train awakes

Even though the new European Sleeper night train connects Amsterdam, Brussels and Berlin and thus unfortunately does not operate on the ‘Main Line for Europe’, we still don’t want to deprive you of this wonderfully designed interactive map from Politico magazine: The Sleeper Train awakes.

The catalogue of criteria is out!

The Ulm-Augsburg railway project has made considerable progress in the train path selection procedure (TAV): The catalogue of criteria was adopted at the end of June. In dialogue with the bodies, the dialogue forum and the project coordination council, suggestions from the region were discussed and incorporated. The catalogue now…

Latest news from Digital Node Stuttgart

As part of the large-scale project Digital Rail Germany (DKS), the conversion of the entire control and safety technology to digital interlockings (DSTW), ETCS Level 2 without signals and other technologies such as the new train radio system FRMCS and automated operation, the Stuttgart node is a particularly important pilot…

Podcast: The Main Line for Europe and the Rail Project Ulm-Augsburg

Why is the Ulm-Augsburg railway infrastructure project so important for the Magistrale for Europe? What are the issues that concern us on a daily basis? And what are the obstacles in the European rail network that we are trying to overcome between Paris and Budapest? We answer all these questions…

New rail freight connection between Budapest and Rijeka

ÖBB Rail Cargo Group (RCG) is expanding its network in Southeast Europe. As the company announces, a new train is now running between Budapest and the Croatian Mediterranean port of Rijeka. This is a direct connection without a stopover for maritime goods flows. According to RCG, the Budapest-Rijeka connection is…

With the Deutschland-Ticket on the Main Line also travel abroad

From May 2023, the time has come: the Deutschland-Ticket is coming! The ticket will not only be valid for local transport throughout Germany, but also for certain stations on the Main Line that are located abroad. For example, Salzburg and the French border towns of Lauterbourg and Wissembourg. Source: Deutsche Bahn

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