14.05.2018

Polska: Integracja pionowa jest problemem, a nie rozwiązaniem

 


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ERFA i ALLRAIL z dużym niepokojem przyjmują plany, według których dominująca polska spółka kolejowa tj. PKP S.A. ma integrować przewoźników i zarządcę infrastruktury w jednym holdingu, łącząc zarządzaniem finansami, personelem i zamówieniami. 1....


14.05.2018

Poland: vertical integration is the problem, not the solution.

 


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ERFA and ALLRAIL are very disappointed to hear that the Polish incumbent PKP is planning to integrate all public operators and infrastructure into one holding with joint management of finances, personnel & procurement1....


26.04.2018

Swedish rail incumbent SJ is repeatedly smearing
MTR Nordic as a “Chinese state company”.

 


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ALLRAIL is disturbed to learn that senior figures at the Swedish state-owned company SJ are repeatedly smearing our member MTR Nordic....


26.04.2018

1st Flixtrain departs from the German capital Berlin -
powered by our member Leo Express.

 


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The 1st Flixtrain to serve the German capital departed from Berlin for Stuttgart this afternoon....


16.04.2018

ALLRAIL member MTR reports Swedish rail incumbent SJ
to the Swedish Competition Authority.

 


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ALLRAIL believes that access to ALL rail travel information should become a passenger right. ALL rail timetables & pricing options should be available at ALL ticket vendors...


27.03.2018

ÖBB and DB to end through tickets that involve night trains – meaning no passenger rights coverage for the entire journey - A Sign of Things To Come?

 


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ALLRAIL is dismayed to learn from a recent article1 in the German weekly news magazine Spiegel that the Austrian and German rail incumbents (ÖBB and DB) plan to end “through tickets” in cases when ÖBB’s night trains form part of a connecting rail journey with DB...


04.10.2017

New rail passenger rights proposal is a backward step for the competitiveness of new entrants

 


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ALLRAIL believes that better access to rail travel information should become a passenger right

It is crucial that passengers
(1) can see ALL rail options
(2) can book ALL rail options and
(3) have the confidence that - whatever kind of rail booking they make - they will reach their final destination even if there is a missed connection during the journey.


21.09.2017

ALLRAIL Press Release on Ticketing & Rail Passenger Rights

 


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ALLRAIL think that 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 rail booking experience and frustrating the growth of demand for rail services.


14.09.2017

ALLRAIL urges Commission to challenge Slovakia Government to comply with 4th Railway Package and encourage Above Rail competition.

 


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ALLRAIL, the association of independent passenger and freight rail companies, asks the European Commission to take urgent action against the Slovak Government (Slovak Ministry of Transportation) and the Slovak Transport Authority, which are seeking to block a new international passenger service between Bratislava and Prague planned by the ALLRAIL member Regiojet.


05.07.2017

ALLRAIL welcomes the judgement of the European Court of Justice and the decision of the Dutch Regulatory Body (ACM) as two important steps forward towards a competitive rail market in Europe

 


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ALLRAIL welcomes the judgement of the European Court of Justice and the decision of the Dutch Regulatory Body (ACM) as two important steps forward towards a competitive rail market in Europe.


28.06.2017

How to ensure value of money for public investments in rail?

 


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ALLRAIL, the Alliance of Rail New Entrants, believes that any public financing of public service rail contracts (PSOs) in Europe should benefit the passenger, taxpayer and the rail sector as a whole. In 2016 the European Commission stated that any resources used from an EU-financing program to fund passenger rolling stock have to be invested in the most reasonable manner and must have an overall positive impact both on the competitiveness and the development of the sector.


18.05.2017

Locomore’s financial difficulties: an unwelcome reminder of the difficult climate for rail new entrants

 


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As the new German start-up Locomore declares insolvency, ALLRAIL, the Alliance of Rail New Entrants, highlights the crippling cost challenges and entry barriers for rail, limiting the growth of eco-friendly rail transport.


20.04.2017

Founding of ALLRAIL, the Alliance of Rail New Entrants

 


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Alliance of Rail New Entrants (ALLRAIL), Europe’s new rail association, bringing together non-incumbent companies from the freight and passenger rail market, has been established in Brussels.