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Live blog – Autumn 2023 Day 17, 2 Oct, Hranice na Morave – Horni Lidec – Trenčín – Bratislava – Wolfsthal – Wien

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Live blog – Autumn 2023 Day 16, 1 Oct, Mezimesti – Broumov – Nachod – Hranice na Morave

Jump to: Text updates | Summary videos | Latest photos | Today’s background | Today’s route   Text updates This day was live-tooted on Mastodon, and the updates only showed here on the site on the day itself. You can still find the Mastodon thread from the day here: https://gruene.social/@jon/111158224953895738 […]

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Live blog – Autumn 2023 Day 15, 30 Sep, Berlin-Lichtenberg – Wrocław – Sedzislaw – Trutnov – Teplice nad Metuji

Jump to: Text updates | Summary videos | Latest photos | Today’s background | Today’s route   Text updates This day was live-tooted on Mastodon, and the updates only showed here on the site on the day itself. You can still find the Mastodon thread from the day here: https://gruene.social/@jon/111152493296023380 […]

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Border stations in national tariff systems – a simple change with a meaningful impact

At opposite ends of Germany there are two cross border railways where tickets for the trains are wonderfully simple – from Gronau (Nordrhein-Westfalen) to Enschede (Netherlands), and from Freilassing (Bayern) to Salzburg (Austria). At two other borders – Kehl (Baden-Württemberg) to Strasbourg (France), and Forst Lausitz (Brandenburg) to Żary (Poland) […]

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The best #CrossBorderRail lines to visit

#CrossBorderRail is a very political project – to push for better international railway connections between European countries. But one of the things that makes the project so fun is that it has taken me to some wonderful places amongst the 130 borders I have crossed in the past 12 months […]

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Live blog – Extra Day 07, 9 June – Berlin – Seifhennersdorf – Varnsdorf – Saabrücken

Jump to: Text updates | Summary videos | Latest photos | Today’s background | Today’s route   Text updates This day was live-tooted on Mastodon, and the updates only showed here on the site on the day itself. You can still find the Mastodon thread from the day here: https://gruene.social/@jon/110512145932011070 […]

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The plan for the #CrossBorderRail extra days in May and June 2023 is ready

It has been only a matter of days since my Germany borders project concluded, and I am off again! All of the extra journeys I am about to make are mapped here. First 26-28 May I am making a 3000km journey from Berlin via Kraslice to Klagenfurt, from Klagenfurt via […]

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Live blog – Extra Day 01, 26 May – Berlin – Kraslice – Marktredwitz – München – Klagenfurt

Jump to: Text updates | Summary videos | Latest photos | Today’s background | Today’s route   Text updates This day was live-tooted on Mastodon, and the updates only showed here on the site on the day itself. You can still find the Mastodon thread from the day here: https://gruene.social/@jon/110432802316204499 […]

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The Germany borders research is done – but there are events and more trips to come!

The train journeys for the Germany borders project 2023 are now done. You can find the complete route in a Spreadsheet here, and mapped here. 67 trains, more than 60 of them using a Deutschlandticket, and more than 500km on the Birdy folding bicycle and no serious delays or mishaps. […]

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