Introducing our New Logo!

By |April 6th, 2023|

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new logo for our organisation. As some of you have already seen, we unveiled our new logo at our 20th anniversary event, held on January 13th, at the European Parliament.

Our new logo is a reflection of our Evolution, Progress, and  Fruition over the past two decades. As an umbrella organisation […]

SENRUG DELIGHT AS NORTHUMBERLAND LINE GETS FINAL APPROVAL

By |March 29th, 2023|

After 18 years of hard campaigning, SENRUG, a group that campaigns for better rail services in South East and East Northumberland, has successfully secured the approval for the Northumberland Line to open, with passenger trains by summer 2024.

SENRUG’s pivotal role in campaigning for the scheme was recognised during a special meeting with the Secretary of State for Transport, Mark […]

EPF at the Amsterdam Drone Week

By |March 27th, 2023|

On 22 March, our colleague Wandi Chivaura represented the European Passengers’ Federation and the AURORA project at the Amsterdam Drone Week, where she participated in a panel discussion on “What’s on the horizon for UAM in the European landscape”. The discussion which was organised by EIT Urban Mobility, saw the gathering of professionals in the UAM domain including Dominique […]

Multimodal Digital Mobility Services – Ambition needed to increase consumer choice and ease sustainable travel

By |February 28th, 2023|

Today, the European Commission’s Directorate General for Transport and Mobility (DG MOVE) presented its vision for a crucial upcoming piece of legislation – the Regulation on Multimodal Digital Mobility Services (MDMS).

EPF, together with other organisations representing diverse interests from across the mobility sector (consumers, business travelers, rail new entrants, travel intermediaries) strongly support this initiative: “We fully share the […]

EPF Management Board elections

By |February 25th, 2023|

EPF’s Annual General Meeting will take place in Düsseldorf on 22.4.23. Elections for the Management Board and President will also be held there. To ensure continuity of work, one third of the members of the EPF Management Board are newly elected each year. At the same time, this arrangement offers the opportunity to integrate new forces into EPF’s work. […]

Railfuture’s plan for Eurostar

By |February 19th, 2023|

Railfuture’s European passenger group member Dennis Fancett was part of a delegation of European Passengers’ Federation members which met the senior management of the now merged Eurostar – Thalys group on 13 January 2023.

Ticket prices on Eurostar are now significantly higher than pre-Covid levels. Calls at stations such as Ebbsfleet and Ashford have been withdrawn, as have direct services […]

EPF Celebrates Turning 20!

By |January 17th, 2023|

On Friday 13 January 2023, EPF celebrated its 20th anniversary. Our event, hosted by MEP Ciarán Cuffe (Greens, Ireland) at the European Parliament, brought together industry leaders, policymakers, and stakeholders to discuss EPF’s – past, current and future – role as the voice of public transport users in Europe.

The event started off with some opening remarks from MEP Ciarán […]

What matters to British rail passengers: A Transport Focus study

By |December 19th, 2022|

EPF’s UK-member Transport Focus conducted a study in August this year to understand what matters most to British rail passengers and where investments should be targeted. Over 15,000 people participated in this research, which also dives into topics like punctuality and reliability, improvements and engineering works, and accessibility.

More specifically, 12,565 rail passengers who had travelled by train in the […]

EPF at InnoTrans 2022

By |October 3rd, 2022|

On 22 September, EPF attended the leading international trade fair for transport technology widely known as InnoTrans that takes place every two years in Berlin. Sub-divided into the five trade fair segments namely: Railway Infrastructure, Public Transport, Railway Technology, Interiors and Tunnel Construction, InnoTrans occupies all 42 halls available at the Berlin Exhibition Grounds.

At InnoTrans, EPF met with several […]

EPF participation in the World Passenger Festival

By |September 29th, 2022|

With the World Passenger Festival closely approaching, European Passengers’ Federation board members, Freek Bos and Josef Schneider will be there participating in the different panel discussions. The WPF is scheduled for the 16. – 18. of October at Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

The festival is the most important customer and commercial transport event of the year. It is […]