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PRM-TSI: last Working Party meeting

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!

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

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, […]

Have your say on future objectives for EU-funded research and innovation

What do you think are the most pressing challenges that EU-funded research and innovation should tackle? What are the most important impacts – scientific, technological, economic, societal – that EU-funded research and innovation should target?

Now you can share your views with the European Commission.

The Commission is preparing the implementation of Horizon Europe, the next and most ambitious EU […]

EPF priorities for future EU action

With a view to the next political mandate of the European Parliament and of the European Commission, the European Passengers’ Federation has identified its priorities for Union action that will help unleash the potential of the public transport sector – particularly air, bus and coach and rail.

Here are the most important goals:

A seamless European passenger transport system
Passengers […]

HiReach news

The third HiReach newsletter is out! It presents the main findings of the HiReach project so far.

Last year, we conducted a set of focus groups, aimed at understanding the transport and accessibility problems that are being experienced in different European regions by the people who live and work/study there. In the past few weeks, a second round of focus […]

Successful EPF conference in Stockholm

The annual EPF conference was held in, for the season hot and sunny, Stockholm on 7 & 8. June. The two conference days gathered European passenger organizations, public transport operators, politicians and officials at EU level. Almost 70 participants from 12 different European countries took part in the seminars, the excursion and the evening events. Journalists from two of […]

Major trial run of the TMaaS virtual traffic system during the Gentse Feesten

TMaaS will be carrying out a major trial run of its virtual traffic and mobility management dashboard during the Gentse Feesten. The Gentse Feesten is the ideal occasion for this baptism of fire, because during those ten days the city will be flooded with masses of people. This represents a major challenge in terms of mobility and the ideal […]

Integrated rail – air ticketing

Dennis Fancett. European Passenger Group Member

Amongst its other activities, Railfuture’s European Passenger Group, a sub-committee of the Passenger Services Group, compares how the rail industry works in the UK with what happens in Europe, with a view to seeing what we can learn from our European neighbours about how to improve services here in the UK.

In many areas the […]