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Positionspapier zu den Angaben der Deutschen Bahn AG bzgl. der Ablehnung der Angebotsreduktion DB Fernverkehr

Die DB Fernverkehr AG betreibt eigenwirtschaftlichen Eisenbahnpersonenfernverkehr. Im sogenannten Lockdown I (Frühjahr 2020) entschied sie sich trotz einer Auslastung von unter 10% für die Aufrechterhaltung von nahezu 100% des Angebots. Damit unterschied sie sich von allen anderen Staatsbahnen Europas, die große Teile ihrer Verkehre einstellten. Ziel sei es nach DB-Angaben gewesen, ein eigenes Angebot neben der Grundversorgung der Regionalverkehre anzubieten.

 

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Position Paper about a future “EU Railscanner”

We welcome the initiative of the current EU German Presidency to boost and facilitate cross-border travel by trains. Across Europe, there are already nine independent digital platforms that enable customers to choose between different rail options and providers.

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ALLRAIL Green Deal Priorities: Open Rail Data and Through Ticketing

In February 2020 ALLRAIL presented list of Green Deal priorities on: Open Data & Through ticketing, Fair access to track infrastructure, Fair access to rolling stock Attractive & efficient cross-border night train network. In this paper, we shortly summarise Open Data & Through ticketing conditions needed to achieve the ambitious Green Deal objectives. 

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ALLRAIL Green Deal Priorities: Fair Access to Track Infrastructure

In February 2020 ALLRAIL presented list of Green Deal priorities on: Open Data & Through ticketing, Fair access to track infrastructure, Fair access to rolling stock Attractive & efficient cross-border night train network. In this paper, we shortly summarise Fair access to track infrastructure conditions needed to achieve the ambitious Green Deal objectives. 

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ALLRAIL Green Deal Priorities: Fair Access to Rolling Stock

In February 2020 ALLRAIL presented list of Green Deal priorities on: Open Data & Through ticketing, Fair access to track infrastructure, Fair access to rolling stock, Attractive & efficient cross-border night train network. In this paper, we shortly summarise Fair access to rolling stock conditions needed to achieve the ambitious Green Deal objectives. 

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ALLRAIL Green Deal Priorities: Attractive and efficient night train network

In February 2020 ALLRAIL presented list of Green Deal priorities on: Open Data & Through ticketing, Fair access to track infrastructure, Fair access to rolling stock and Attractive & efficient cross-border night train network. In this paper, we shortly summarise Attractive & efficient cross-border night train network conditions needed to achieve the ambitious Green Deal objectives. 

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ALLRAIL Position Paper EU Rail Passenger Rights

ALLRAIL’s objective is to ensure that choosing the train as a transport mode will involve an easy, convenient ticketing & travel experience. We therefore stress that the passenger rights legislation should be updated to better reflect the changing nature and dynamics of the rail sector, particularly in the area of ticketing. The accessibility and availability of rail tickets today is outdated, undermining the quality of the passenger rail experience and frustrating the growth of demand for rail services.

 

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ALLRAIL Position Paper Why We Need Open Data in EU Passenger Rail

All in all, after many years of various attempts, voluntary data sharing in the rail sector has been proven to be insufficient. Data localisation is the number 1 trade barrier in the world, and we experience it in the Single European Rail Area as well. Preventing free data flows goes against the fundamental concept of a Digital Single Market and, most of all, it hurts innovative EU rail start-up and tech companies.

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ALLRAIL Vision for Night Trains

Night trains won’t succeed in intermodal competition (e.g. vs low cost airlines) unless they experience intramodal competition first

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POSITION PAPER COVID-19 EU State Aid Temporary Framework does not work for Passenger Rail

The economy will suffer, taxpayer money will be wasted and the EU Green Deal will be jeopardised. Our members are now confronted with the dire economic impact of COVID-19, threatening both their survival and recovery, which is not being adequately tackled by the Member States. ALLRAIL welcomes the Temporary Framework, but it currently does not work for passenger rail.

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ALLRAIL Top Priorities for the next 5 years (2019 – 2024): summary

In this paper, we will name our seven key policies for the next five years and identify concrete solutions that would make the sector more efficient and attractive, with the overarching aim of achieving modal shift to rail. Otherwise we do not believe that Europe’s ambitious decarbonisation goals will be met on time – it will be too late.

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ALLRAIL Top Priorities for the next 5 years (2019 – 2024): position paper

In this paper, we will name our seven key policies for the next five years and identify concrete solutions that would make the sector more efficient and attractive, with the overarching aim of achieving modal shift to rail. Otherwise we do not believe that Europe’s ambitious decarbonisation goals will be met on time – it will be too late.

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Open letter to Ms. Ursula von der Leyen: The development of an EU Testing Protocol for travel

The undersigned associations, representing the travel and tourism sectors and their workers, are fully supportive of the Commission’s proposed EU coordination framework for travel restrictions.

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