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EUROPEAN YEAR OF RAIL

The European Year of Rail

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2021 is the European Year of Rail

The time is now! 2021 is the European Year of Rail, shining a light on one of the most sustainable, innovative and safest transport modes we have! Find out what rail has in store for youand hop on the #EUYearofRail!

The Connecting Europe Express

Hop on the Connecting Europe Express

As part of the European Year of Rail, a special EU train criss-crossed the continent from 2 September to 7 October 2021, stopping in over 100 cities in 26 countries: The Connecting Europe Express! Find out all about it here.

36
days of driving
from Lisbon on 2 September to Paris on 7 October
3
gauges-trains
operated by railway companies from different EU Member States
26
countries
across Europe with more than 100 stops
20 000
kilometres of journey
showcasing the unifying force of rail
33
border crossings
connecting countries, businesses and people
40
partners
who made the project possible

Follow the trip with our travellers

Albert

Lisbon-Bratislava (2-10 September)

Madeline

Lisbon-Bordeaux & Brussels-Paris (2-4 September & 5-7 October)

Joao

Zagreb-Budapest (12-19 September)

Louanne

Warsaw-Munich (20-26 September)

Kristine

Tallinn-Kaunas (21-22 September)

Kamil

Munich-Berlin (27-30 September)

Magda

Copenhagen-Paris (1-7 October)

Questions about the Connecting Europe Express? Check the FAQs here

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