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All the latest travel news impacting on taking European trains now and in the future.
Stay in touch with the major changes to the train timetables; what routes are new and which have been removed.
Also keep up with the major improvement works which will alter how trains are normally operated over weeks or months at a time.

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From Paris to Milan by Italian high speed trains
A choice of train services on the Paris ↔ Milano Route On the Paris - Torino - Milano route there is now a choice between riding Italian high speed Frecciarossa 1000 trains or the long-established TGV trains.
Completion of the Madrid to north-west Spain high speed line Trains will be using the final link to be opened on the high speed route between Madrid and Santiago de Compostela,
Enhanced ICE routes to popular tourist destinations The Rhine Gorge, the island of Rugen and Austrian Alpine resorts all gain enhanced services of long-distance express trains
Great news if you will be travelling with kids aged 6 - 14 in Germany On journeys by ICE, EC and IC trains within and to/from Germany, if any person aged 15 and over buys a ticket, they can now take up to four children aged 6 - 14 with them at no additional charge!
More of Germany's fastest train services New 'ICE Sprinter' services will serve Berlin, Cologne, Dusseldorf and Munich
New direct trains link Bern with Chur Bern and Chur are to be linked by a new route across northern Switzerland, which will provide easier rail connections between the Swiss capital and the spectacular routes of the Rhaetian Railway.
New Schedules for EC Trains between Switzerland and Italy The EC trains on the 'Gottardo' route between Zurich and Italian cities which travel via Lugano are being revised, with multiple new opportunities for connections.
New Wien/Vienna <> Frankfurt rail route via The Tyrol A welcome addition to the Dec 12th timetable change delivers opportunities for direct rail travel between Austria and both southern & central Germany.
Suspension of the direct EC train between Hamburg and Budapest On the timetable change that commences on Dec 12th 2021, the 'Hungaria' EuroCity train between Budapest and Hamburg is being withdrawn.
Two new Nightjet routes Regularly timetabled sleeper trains return to the Paris ↔ Wien/Vienna and Amsterdam ↔ Zurich via Basel routes.