The EU could soon finance the FreeInterrail initiative with 700 million euros. The aim of the initiative is for every young European to receive a FreeInterrail train ticket from the EU as a gift for their 18th birthday. The idea came from the two Berlin activists Vincent-Immanuel Herr and Martin Speer. Too expensive, too little thought out? In the last few days, criticism has been hailing. Heidi Marleen Kuhlmann lists ten reasons why FreeInterrail is good for Europe despite everything.