Defending the rights of the passengers

The European Passengers’ Federation is involved as a consortium partner in the UIA project TMaas (Traffic Management as a Service).

Evelien Marlier, project manager for EPF, explains our role within TMaas: “When you are developing a new service like TMaaS, it is really important to know the different stakeholder groups and to define their needs. That is why I interviewed […]

Travellers’ demand for the Travel Companion

Within the GOF4R project, EPF is the leader of Work Package 2 on ‘User Demand’. The report Analysis of the demand of travellers for the TC summarises the results obtained. The full report is now available for download. 

EPF White Paper on IP4 concepts End-user applicability

The European Passengers’ Federation’s White Paper on IP4 concepts End-user applicability is now available for download. EPF has published this White Paper in the framework of the IT2Rail project, which has now finished and has organised its final conference in Vienna on April 18th @TRA.

EPF conference Aachen – presentations

We as EPF were very happy with our annual conference taking place in Aachen during the first weekend of June. Most of the presentations are now available on the download page. A few will follow as soon as possible.

We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did and see you next year! Next year’s conference will take place […]

Force majeure – recast rail passenger rights

As a response to the proposed recast of regulation (EC) 1371/2007 on rail passengers’ rights and obligations, EPF addressed a letter to the Members of Parliament as well as to the members of TRAN and IMCO committee, to express our concerns.

The proposed force majeure clause in the proposed recast would impose disproportionately high costs and financial risks upon passengers. […]

Cross-border rail study

The European Passengers’ Federation, as a subcontractor to KCW, was involved in a study commissioned by the Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy of the European Commission (DG REGIO) on the Comprehensive analysis of the existing cross-border transport connections and missing links on the internal EU borders. The study consisted of the following:

the preparation of an inventory of […]

#BECIPTEC: conference video, presentations, and more

The CIPTEC H2020 project has come to an end… On April 24, it was time to share our findings with the community. Check out our conference video!

The presentations can be found here. And of course, other materials (the toolbox, deliverables and other publications) can be found on the CIPTEC website.

CIPTEC has created innovative concepts and tools for Public Transport that lead […]

IT2Rail final conference successfully held on 18th April

The IT2Rail Final Conference was successfully held on the 18th April in Vienna. Taking advantage of the Transport Research Arena (TRA2018) taking place in Vienna during that same week, the event was attended by participants from all over Europe. The event was opened by Mr Keir Fitch, Head of the Rail Safety & Interoperability Unit at DG MOVE, who stressed […]

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From 25 May 2018, the new European Data Protection Act (GDPR) will come into effect. That is good news, because the new rules offer better protection of your personal data. That is why EPF has adjusted its privacy statement. In addition to the new legislation, we also require your explicit permission to send newsletters and other updates about our […]

News from the aviation side

25 April 2018 : Innovation and Leadership in Aerospace ( ILA )

On 25 April, EPF was invited by the European Commission to speak and participate in a panel about Aviation Safety “Challenges and ways forward for a safe future” (ILA: Innovation and Leadership in Aerospace). We were asked to give our views on the project program and feedback on […]