A lot of effort is being put into making the train a more attractive option in the Euroregion. For this purpose, the Dutch, Belgian and German rail networks have to be brought more into line.

The objectives include making it easier for commuters to travel to work on the other side of the border. Encouraging our inhabitants to take the train when visiting family in the Belgian or German border area. Ensuring that students can easily travel between the various universities and colleges of higher education in our region.

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    Roel Testroote of ACCEPT institute: technology ready for international train ticket

    07/22/2018
    Technology ready for international train ticket
    By the end of this year there should be a direct train connection between Liège and Aachen via Maastricht and Heerlen. Work is going on behind the scenes on a new ticketing system, which will mean that the hassle with separate tickets and different fares will be a thing of the past.
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    Faster train between Eindhoven and Düsseldorf: what still needs to be done?

    07/22/2018
    what still needs to be done?
    Two things stand out in the news that a faster train connection is coming between our Brainport in Brabant and the German city of Düsseldorf.
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    Giuseppe Saitta of the German Hotels and Hostelries Association: düsseldorf is more than ready for extra dutch visitors

    07/22/2018
    Düsseldorf is more than ready for extra Dutch visitors
    Everyone knows that Düsseldorf is a popular shopping and entertainment destination for the Dutch, and that Dutch people know how to party. The new direct rail link is sure to attract more guests to Düsseldorf – have you already invested in Altbier shares?
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    Aachen: at the periphery and the heart of the european region

    07/06/2018
    At the periphery and the heart of the European region
    At the end of 2018, a direct rail link will be completed between Aachen and Maastricht. We discussed this development with Monika Frohn and Dr Gunter Schaible of the Chamber of Trade and Industry (IHK) Aachen, and considered the relevance of rail links for economy and cross-border exchange.
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    Nick Bos: better train connections good for university maastricht

    06/22/2018
    Better train connections good for University Maastricht
    Roughly half of the foreign students at UM live in one of our two neighbouring countries. “A direct train connection with Liège and Aachen would be great.
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    Aachen: centre of innovation in the dutch-belgian-german three-country region

    06/20/2018
    centre of innovation in the Dutch-Belgian-German three-country region
    Aachen is among the few cities in Germany enjoying continued population growth. This is among other things due to its reputation as a city of science, including the excellent university RWTH (Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule) and the university of applied sciences.
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