The Swedish government has instructed national transport administrator Trafikverket to procure overnight services on the Malmö - Brussels and Stockholm - Hamburg routes by August 1 2022.

ProBahn and VCD North have called for Schleswig-Holstein to provide start-up financing and arrange for stops in Flensburg and Neumünster to provide connections with the local rail network.

The associations have also suggested a possible stop in Rendsburg, to provide an attractive connection to and from Kiel.