Topic: International train

image: DB

20 countries sign for Trans-Europ Express 2.0

The plan of the German government for a trans-European network of (night) train connections can count on a lot of support from the European member states. So far, twenty European countries have signed a declaration...Read more
|Comment|author: Paul van den Bogaard

25th anniversary of Thalys: how did it start?

Happy birthday to Thalys! This Wednesday, 2 June, marks the 25th anniversary of the launch of the TGV Thalys. On 2 June 1996, the TGV replaced all conventional trains between Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam, and...Read more
|Comment|author: Frédéric de Kemmeter
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New management for RailNetEurope

Paul Mazataud of SNCF Réseau follows Harald Hotz as president of RailNetEurope (RNE), an association of infrastructure managers to promote international train traffic. In its meeting on 19 May 2021, the RailNetEurope General Assembly elected...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

Eurostar gets 291 million euro rescue package

Eurostar has reached an agreement with shareholders and banks on a refinancing package that will safeguard the company’s future. The 250 million pound (291 million euros) package consists mainly of shareholder equity and bank loans...Read more
|Comment|author: Marieke van Gompel