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After more than 30000km on trains, and 95 borders crossed, the first conclusions of the #CrossBorderRail project were presented 29th August 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.
It was a nice idea. Get myself out of the digital-only communication means on my blog and on Twitter, and go back to old and friendly forms of travel writing – postcards! But not any old postcards… Self-printed postcards, 2 […]Read More
(Not all of these stories necessarily concern the South East loop of the project in particular – but they were published during the time I was on the rails for that loop!) Journalist Jon Worth gaat uitdaging aan: in […]Read More
The end is in sight! I am writing this post on Day 38, in the train approaching Poprad in Slovakia. In about 48 hours, 9 more trains, 1671.7km of trip, and 9 more border crossings I will be back home […]Read More
Železnice imajo težave pri prečkanju meja Dnevnik – Peter Pahor – 18.7.2022 “Jon Worth bo z vlakom in svojim zložljivim kolesom prepotoval 27.000 kilometrov dolgo pot in pri tem prečkal vse notranje meje Evropske unije. Na terenu že več kot […]Read More
Trying to plan events while in the middle of a complex railway trip has not been easy, but now I am happy to announce the events during the South East circuit of the project, starting 19th July. Please note in particular […]Read More