Europe Rail News: 25 November 2021

Bulgaria’s last narrow-gauge railroad, work begins on section of Serbia-Hungary railway, Ukraine launches its longest train route, and more European rail news.

Europe Rail News

Five brand-new train routes that could revolutionise European rail travel

More than just a 'mystery' train, the Orient Express whisked the elite across Europe in luxury and style

Why are cross-country train tickets in EU still so complex?

How trains could replace planes in Europe

The Trans-European night network: dream or reality?

🇧🇬 Bulgaria

Inside the struggle to save Bulgaria’s last narrow-gauge railroad

“The Rhodope Narrow-Gauge Railway serves remote communities in southwestern Bulgaria. Can longtime riders — and young enthusiasts — keep it running?”

🇭🇷 Croatia

Fully developed and modernised Croatian railway system in 10 years?

🇨🇿 Czechia

Czech Railways to add more trains with WiFi and onboard entertainment

🇫🇮 Finland

Will the Helsinki-Tallinn tunnel be built privately?

🇩🇪 Germany

‘New era’ as German coalition prioritises rail spending over road

This railway through the sea Is one of the most unusual railroad paths in the world

🇬🇧 Great Britain

U.K. unveils £96 billion rail plan amid outcry over HS2 leg

‘Always neglected’: Bradford braced for bad news in rail plan

Dartmoor rail line reopening after 49 years

Lumo: 'I went on the new low-cost London-Edinburgh train and I won't ever fly on EasyJet again'

All aboard HydroFLEX, the UK’s first hydrogen-powered passenger train

🇽🇰 Kosovo

EU funded rehabilitation of the railway Route 10 in Kosovo*

🇱🇻 Latvia

Rail Baltica announces tender for railway construction in Latvia

🇳🇴 Norway

Through mountains and fjords: Norway’s Flåmsbana

🇵🇹 Portugal

The Andalusia – Algarve rail “dream"

🇷🇸 Serbia

Work begins on section of Serbia-Hungary railway in major progress for BRI project

🇪🇸 Spain

Spain aims to complete ‘Mediterranean Corridor’ high-speed rail link by 2026

New high speed rail service in Spain competes with Renfe

🇹🇷 Turkey

EBRD lends €150 million for key railway line from Istanbul to Bulgarian border

🇺🇦 Ukraine

Ukraine launches its longest train route, from mountains to sea