Mission letter to the Commissioner-designate for Transport: EPF reaction

By |September 30th, 2019|

Today, EPF sent a letter to Ursula von der Leyen, President-elect of the European Commission.

During the autumn quarterly meeting in Gdansk last weekend, members of the EPF council assembled and reviewed the Mission letter prepared by Ms von der Leyen to the nominated Transport Commissioner-designate.

EPF appreciates and supports the mission described in this document. In particular, we welcome the part that says “As […]

Looking for support to solve transport poverty problems?

By |September 29th, 2019|

Need any support to solve transport poverty related problems in your city – region – organisation? We can help!

PRM-TSI: last Working Party meeting

By |September 15th, 2019|

EPF has been one of three user NGOs participating in the Working Party dealing with the revision of Regulation 1300/2014 on Accessibility for PRM in rail travel.

The work has been going on since 2011. Now the last WP meeting has taken place, after almost eight years of work in several stages. ERA will in January present the text for […]

PRM need equal rights to train travel!

By |September 15th, 2019|

When Horst tried to take an early morning train to a meeting with the German ministry of Health, he was denied boarding: the train was there, but assistance was still closed. Taking a train after a flight is also an impossible task: most train station require pre-notification of 48 hours, which leaves passengers with reduced mobility stranded if the […]

Interrail: A successful story

By |September 10th, 2019|

Erika Silén and Marcus Holm, two young InterRail influencers from Sweden

We have the opportunity to act as InterRail influencers for the Swedish sales channel Europarunt which is hosted by SilverRail, a company that offers technical solutions for ticketing, mainly for train operators. We have traveled by InterRail lots of times and have experience with planning train routes, smart packing, […]