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Live Blog – 2024 Extra Day 3 March – Berlin – Hagenwerder – Zittau – Nové Město pod Smrkem – Gryfów Śląski – Görlitz – Berlin

Jump to: Text updates | Summary videos | Latest photos | Today’s background | Today’s route   The best way to follow #CrossBorderRail as the trip develops is on social media – there are always posts on Mastodon (@jon@gruene.social & #CrossBorderRail) and Bluesky (@jonworth.eu & Custom Feed)   Today’s live […]

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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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As 2023 draws to a close, what next for #CrossBorderRail?

My 2023 projects might not have had the one-off “wow, some dude is crossing all of Europe’s borders in one go!” effect that 2022 had, but looking back the past 12 months have both been a lot of fun and has been politically interesting too. After the 83* borders crossed […]

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#CrossBorderRail is done for 2023 – now 193 railway borders in Europe investigated

I’m writing this blog post at my desk in Berlin, back home after the final part of my Autumn 2023 #CrossBorderRail journey. The past 10 days have taken me to Slovenia’s borders, then via Karlsruhe through France to Spain and Portugal, and then via Santiago to Compostela and Portugal again, […]

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Live Blog – Autumn 2023 Day 29, 29 Oct, Hendaye – Paris – Mannheim – Berlin

Jump to: Text updates | Summary videos | Latest photos | Today’s background | Today’s route   The best way to follow #CrossBorderRail as the trip develops is on social media – there are always posts on Mastodon (@jon@gruene.social & #CrossBorderRail) and Bluesky (@jonworth.eu & Custom Feed)   Text updates […]

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Live Blog – Autumn 2023 Day 28, 28 Oct, Ciudad Rodrigo – Salamanca – Vitoria/Gasteiz – San Sebastian – Irun

Jump to: Text updates | Summary videos | Latest photos | Today’s background | Today’s route   The best way to follow #CrossBorderRail as the trip develops is on social media – there are always posts on Mastodon (@jon@gruene.social & #CrossBorderRail) and Bluesky (@jonworth.eu & Custom Feed)   Text updates […]

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Live Blog – Autumn 2023 Day 27, 27 Oct, Coimbra – Guarda – Vilar Formoso – Ciudad Rodrigo

Jump to: Text updates | Summary videos | Latest photos | Today’s background | Today’s route   The best way to follow #CrossBorderRail as the trip develops is on social media – there are always posts on Mastodon (@jon@gruene.social & #CrossBorderRail) and Bluesky (@jonworth.eu & Custom Feed)   Text updates […]

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Live Blog – Autumn 2023 Day 26, 26 Oct, Santiago de Compostela – Vigo-Urzaiz – Valença – Coimbra

Jump to: Text updates | Summary videos | Latest photos | Today’s background | Today’s route   The best way to follow #CrossBorderRail as the trip develops is on social media – there are always posts on Mastodon (@jon@gruene.social & #CrossBorderRail) and Bluesky (@jonworth.eu & Custom Feed)   Text updates […]

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