2022 project

Another #CrossBorderRail success – timetables for Irun-Hendaia Euskotren are finally in international timetable searches

A key message in all of my #CrossBorderRail work has been that some problems ought to be really easy to solve. The really, really, really easy ones ought to be the places where trains run, and even run with decent timetables, but there are data sharing problems – meaning the […]

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Back to Valenciennes, back to where #CrossBorderRail began – for the event to mark 20 years of the EU Agency for Railways

On 14 June 2022, on a crisp summer morning, I was the only passenger on an international train from Mons to Aulnoye-Aymeries, and would go on from there to the EU Agency for Railways in Valenciennes – the official start of the #CrossBorderRail project. Josef Doppelbauer, the boss of the […]

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Determined citizens in Breisach, rail replacement buses to Müllheim, and no clarity about new trains – France-Germany regional rail remains a mess

You have to give credit to the people that have kept the campaign for the re-activation of the Freiburg – Breisach – Volgelsheim – Colmar railway line alive. For a decade they’ve been campaigning, and the next step is a day of action on 14th April – where they aim […]

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