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  • FlixTrain is to launch an overnight service between Hamburg, Berlin and München on June 17.
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    FlixTrain enters the overnight market

    2021-06-10T09:17:00Z

    GERMANY: Open access operator FlixTrain is to launch an overnight service between Hamburg, Berlin and München on June 17. The company says many FlixBus passengers like to travel overnight, and that it has always believed there is ‘great potential’ for a night train service. ‘We would ...

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    FlixTrain to launch new routes and night trains

    2021-05-11T14:47:00Z

    EUROPE: Having launched its first FlixTrain services in Sweden on May 6, FlixMobility announced on May 11 that it intends to launch two additional inter-city routes in Germany over the coming months, as part of an expansion programme aiming to double the number of open access services.

  • There are three FlixTrain services already running in Germany.
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    FlixTrain prepares to launch in Sweden

    2021-04-14T16:18:00Z

    SWEDEN: Open access operator FlixMobility has opened ticket bookings for its first rail service in Sweden, with services between Stockholm and Göteborg expected to start from May 6, a year later than originally anticipated.

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    FlixTrain expands as refurbished coaches arrive

    2020-08-19T08:00:00Z

    GERMANY: Open access operator FlixTrain was able to step up its low-cost services on August 13, when a fourth set of refurbished coaches was put into operation on its Hamburg – Köln route, and is now lengthening trains as additional vehicles arrive.

  • FlixMobility GmbH has decided to postpone indefinitely its plans to launch open access passenger train services on five inter-city routes in France.
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    FlixTrain halts plans to launch open access service in France

    2020-04-15T12:41:00Z

    FRANCE: FlixMobility GmbH has decided to postpone indefinitely its plans to launch open access passenger train services on five inter-city routes in France. The company had announced in June last year that FlixTrain-branded services would run on four French domestic routes, as well as between Paris ...

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  • FlixMobility has completed a Series F funding round.   FlixMobility plans to use the equity raised to support the growth of its FlixTrain services in Germany and expansion into other EU countries; it has already applied for paths in France and Sweden.
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    FlixTrain raises funding for expansion

    2019-07-24T07:28:00Z

    INTERNATIONAL: FlixMobility has completed a Series F funding round co-led by growth equity firms TCV and Permira, with long-time investor HV Holtzbrinck Ventures also participating through a joint investment with the European Investment Bank. In the rail sector, the company plans to use the equity raised to support the ...

  • There are three FlixTrain services already running in Germany.
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    FlixTrain seeks to enter French passenger market

    2019-06-18T09:05:13Z

    FRANCE: FlixMobility GmbH has lodged an application with rail regulator Arafer to launch five inter-city routes from January 1 2021. The FlixTrain-branded services would cover four domestic routes as well as one international route. The proposed services are seven return trains per day between Paris Nord and Brussels ...

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    FlixTrain ready to launch Berlin – Köln route

    2019-05-10T08:14:36Z

    GERMANY: Open access inter-city operator FlixMobility has opened ticket bookings for its third daytime FlixTrain route, with daily services between Berlin and Köln expected to begin on May 23. Single fares are available from €9·99. Journey times of between 5 h and 6 h will be around 3 h quicker ...

  • FlixMobility aims to become a multimodal provider of sustainable transport, CEO & Co-Founder André Schwämmlein tells Railway Gazette International
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    FlixTrain: ‘We want to make sustainable mobility accessible to everyone’

    2018-10-03T09:07:19Z

    Having grown from a tech startup to an international coach company in just five years, FlixMobility has now entered the rail market. The e-commerce platform seeks to become a multimodal provider of sustainable transport, CEO & Co-Founder André Schwämmlein tells Railway Gazette International

  • FlixTrain has brought forward the introduction of additional services.
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    FlixTrain brings forward extra services after ‘overwhelming response’

    2018-06-13T11:25:34Z

    GERMANY: Open access operator FlixTrain has brought forward the introduction of additional services following higher than anticipated passenger demand. It is also introducing seat reservations and launching pop-up shops at main stations. A second daily Stuttgart – Frankfurt – Hannover – Berlin return service will now be introduced on June ...

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    FlixTrain plans new routes

    2018-05-01T07:00:00Z

    GERMANY: FlixMobility has applied for paths to operate open access services from Berlin to Köln and München from the December timetable change, the company confirmed on April 26 when its first FlixTrain-branded service ran on the Berlin – Stuttgart route. FlixBus has been handling ticketing for the Berlin – Stuttgart ...

  • FlixMobility has launched FlixTrain to build on its FlixBus long-distance coach network.
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    FlixTrain launches on Hamburg – Köln route

    2018-03-23T12:05:12Z

    GERMANY: FlixMobility’s first FlixTrain open access passenger service left Hamburg’s Altona station for Köln on the morning of March 23. Services run from Thursday to Tuesday, with market-based prices starting at a headline fare of €9·99. FlixMobility has launched FlixTrain to build on its FlixBus long-distance coach network, using a ...

  • FlixMobility is to launch a FlixTrain-branded open access service on the Köln – Hamburg route.
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    FlixTrain to launch Köln – Hamburg service this month

    2018-03-07T13:51:08Z

    GERMANY: FlixMobility is to launch a FlixTrain-branded open access service on the Köln – Hamburg route on March 24, taking over the rolling stock formerly used by Hamburg-Köln-Express which suspended operation last year. The Berlin – Stuttgart open access service, originally launched by Locomore and is now operated by LEO ...

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    HKX to resume with support from FlixBus

    2017-11-02T16:44:27Z

    GERMANY: Hamburg-Köln-Express services are to temporarily resume in December and January, long-distance coach company FlixBus announced on November 2. In August HKX announced its intention to suspend its open access passenger service from October 4 until December. The arrangement with FlixBus will see services running between Hamburg and Köln ...