The forth-coming mid-term review of the European Commission’s transport White Paper of 2011, Roadmap to a Single European Transport Area – towards a competitive and resource-efficient transport system, will have major implications for the whole transport sector. EPF has sent an open letter to numerous representatives of the transport sector. Read more here.
Welcome to the 16th issue of our bulletin which shows you the work and interests of the European Passengers’ Federation and its member associations in 20 countries on behalf of customers in all modes of public transport. To download the document, please click here.
The European Passengers’ Federation (EPF) held its inaugural summit in Brussels. EPF believes that European transport policy needs to focus on the delivery of better end-to-end journeys for passengers. In order to ensure that passengers are at the heart of the EU policy making, EPF organised a policy summit in Brussels on the 9th of December.
This passenger-focused event was about […]
EPF co-signed an open letter from the European Rail Freight Association (ERFA) to the EU Transport Council. Other organizatios co-signing this letter are CLECAT, ERFA, European Shippers Council, Mofair and UIRR, urging the EU Member States to pursue discussions on the political pillar of the 4th Railway Package and to retain the principles that allow a thriving, competitive rail market […]
Welcome to the fifteenth issue of the bulletin of activities of the European Passengers’ Federation.
In this issue we mention a questionnaire for customers of Eurostar; a survey of the implementation of air passengers’ rights in Poland; the question of rail financing in Bulgaria; current and possible progress of rail services between Austria and Italy, and urban transport in Brussels and Warsaw.
There are new Members of the European Parliament and soon there will be […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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
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.