Presentation on Air Passengers Rights

EPF secretary Josef Schneider took the floor on the 9th Munich Liability Seminar, held by the European Air Law Association (EALA), to promote equal Passengers Rights in all modes of transport. Passengers Rights need to be consistent, publicised, monitored, reported and enforced. See the full presentation here.

Letter on Alternative Dispute Resolution

EPF, together with CER, CIT and the European Disabilitiy Forum EDF signed a joint letter to support the implementation on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) based on directive 2013/11/EU.

EPF, EDF, CER and CIT consider that an implementation of this Directive taking into account the above-mentioned criteria has the potential to increase the effectiveness of ADR schemes for both passengers and […]

EU railway conference

The European Railway Agency ERA held a two days high-level conference to demonstrate the benefits of the ERA work and at the same time address the challenges that are ahead of us, our partners and stakeholders.

EPF vice-chairman Christopher Irwin took the opportunity to highlight passengers interests. To see his presentation click here.

Passengers declaration adopted

During the 2014 EPF conference in Milan, a brand new “Passenger Declaration” was adopted. Public transport must offer an attractive and sustainable alternative to the private car. EPF therefore calls upon European decision-makers to support 9 key points. Here you will find the full text in
– Catalan
– English
– German
– Portuguese
– Spanish
– Swedish

EU Railway Conference

European Railway Agency is organizing a High-Level Railway-Conference in Lille (F), 7th + 8th of May. You may find further information here. Christopher Irwin, EPF Vice chairman, is one of the speakers.

Passengers Rights for Persons with reduced mobility (PRM)

National Enforcement Bodies (NEBs) for air passengers rights meet regularly  on EU level to follow current developments. Minutes of the last meeting our now available on the EU website. Here you find the document directly.

Join the EPF – A voice for public transport since 2002

EPF strongly encourages other European passenger organisations to join the association. Not only will it strengthen the position of EPF, it will also allow your organisation to have access to essential information and to voice your opinion on EU level. Read more how to apply.

Welcome at EPF’s relaunched website!

After several weeks of internal work and with assistance from Nicole Müller of we can present our new internet home. In future we want to present news and information from the European Passengers’ Federation and any news in European transport policy. Always asking “What’s in for passengers”?

EPF-conference 2014, documentation is now online

With about 65 participants, the EPF conference and annual meeting 2014 in Milan was once again a successful event allowing passengers and stakeholders to inform themselves about the actual discussion on European level regarding passengers interests. You can find all the presentations here.