Ticketing
Brussels,

There is no need for another ‘EU Railscanner’ concept. It has been existing for years!

In recent months, many EU stakeholders have called for setting up an 'EU Railscanner' digital platform, where all available rail options can be found. There is no need for a 10th impartial digital rail platform. Nine already exist! 

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Brussels,

Railway Gazette: Call for booking platforms to be given access to train operators’ data

EUROPE: The ALLRAIL association of independent passenger train operators and retailers has called on EU member states to ensure that market-dominant incumbent operators share their data with third party journey planning and ticket selling platforms.

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Brussels,

New EU rail passenger rights agreement will make the EU Green Deal harder to achieve

Yesterday’s agreement by Member States and the EU Parliament did not go far enough to make rail more attractive - it did not mandate through ticketing across all operators.

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Railway Gazette,

Railway Gazette: Passenger groups raise concerns about EU passenger rights recast

...ALLRAIL believed that the agreement could lead to further erosion of the availability of through tickets. Mandatory through ticketing with liability for any delay compensation lying with the causer of that delay would have been the ‘fairest and most effective way’ to improve performance, it said, suggesting that making passenger rail travel more attractive would generate additional revenue outweighing the potential cost of compensation.

 

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Berlin,

Wettbewerbsbahnen legen EU-Kommission Plan für Auflagen zur DB-Eigenkapitalerhöhung vor

ALLRAIL + mofair: Liberalisierung bei Bahntickets und Fahrzeugmarkt, Vermeidung von Dumpingangeboten, Unterstützung für den eigenwirtschaftlichen Fernverkehr, mehr Transparenz im DB-Konzern.

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