#CrossBorderRail South East Europe 2024: 26 May - 1 July

Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Kosovo.
The borders between them, and their borders with the EU.
5 weeks. 66 trains. 35 bike stages. More than 30 cross border rail lines to investigate...

#CrossBorderRail Autumn 2023

At least 20 more #CrossBorderRail lines. 99 trains. More than 10 events. A speech on the Kulturzug to Wrocław, and a ferry and train trip to Ireland. The Autumn 2023 project has now concluded.

#CrossBorderRail 2023 - all of Germany's rail borders - has now concluded

2nd-15th May 2023 - the first month of the new Deutschlandticket - I travelled to all of Germany's borders to its neighbouring countries, with a focus on the places I did not visit in 2022. In total I explored more than 30 more cross border railway lines.

Top 20 projects - #CrossBorderRail 2022 conclusions

After more than 30000km on trains, and 95 borders crossed, the first conclusions of the #CrossBorderRail project were presented 29th August 2022 in Berlin - 20 places where change is needed and could be implemented fast!

#CrossBorderRail 13 June - 1 August 2022

Anyone who has ever tried to cross borders within the EU by train has seen the problem: international trains (if they even run!) are often less regular, have worse timetables, and are harder to book than trains in one country. I want to highlight these issues, and show ways to solve them in this project.

#CrossBorderRail so far

206

#CrossBorderRail lines
visited and investigated

92628km

on 600
trains

2638km

by bike, across
101 bike legs

4293km

by bus, ferry
and car

News

29.08.2023

How to follow #CrossBorderRail Autumn 2023 – live blogs, Mastodon, Flickr and more!

My latest #CrossBorderRail project starts on Wednesday 30th August – you can find out all about the project in the background page here. In the subsequent two months there are going to be at least 27 “travel days”. Each travel […]

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10.08.2023

Belfort-Delémont – yes, #CrossBorderRail to France can always get worse

It was one of the weirder experiences of my #CrossBorderRail project last year. I had arrived in Belfort in eastern France from Besançon, and needed to get to Delémont in Switzerland. There is a line between the two, but Swiss […]

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12.07.2023

Deutschlandticket nach / à / to Strasbourg

Zur deutschen Version des Artikels | Aller à la version française de l’article | Go to the English version of the article Es gibt eine französische Großstadt mit 300 000 Einwohnern in der Stadt selbst (und 800 000 im Stadtgebiet), […]

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10.07.2023

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) […]

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03.07.2023

#CrossBorderRail goes on the Kulturzug Berlin-Wrocław

In December 2014 I went to a funeral for a train – the EuroCity “Wavel” train between Berlin and Wrocław was axed, and then MEP Michael Cramer organised a small ceremony to mark its passing. But in 2016 Wrocław was […]

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All the borders crossed during #CrossBorderRail 2022-2024

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