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Revitalising European Night Train and EC-IC services: A Greens/EFA conference

Event
Public conference
Date
1 July 2015 from 15:00 to 18:00
Place
European Parliament - Room ASP A1G3
60 rue Wiertz - 1047 Brussels
01.07.2015

Simultaneous interpretation EN, DE, FR will be provided

DRAFT PROGRAMME

15:00-15:10
Welcome
by Michael Cramer MEP - TRAN Committee chair

15:10-16:00
'The development during the last decade'
Moderation: Keith Taylor MEP

  • Trevor Garrod - European Passengers Federation (EPF)
    Overview of the development of night trains and cross-border IC-EC trains
  • Regine Gwinner - Fairkehr - 'Good practise examples'
  • Lena Herrman –  Swedish SJ
    The Swedish case

16:00-16:30
'Revitalising perspectives'
Moderation: Davor Skrlec MEP

    • Libor Lochman – CER, rail operators view
    • Gerhard Troche – DG MOVE, the European Commission’s view

    16:30-17:40
    Roundtable discussion
    Moderation: Dave Keating

    with EPF, Fairkehr, DB AG, SNCF, Commission DG MOVE
    including questions/remarks from the public

    17:40-17:50
    Conclusions + 5 points for night trains' presentation
    by Karima Delli, Greens/EFA TRAN coordinator

    17:50 RECEPTION
    in front of the event room

    More information:

    Paul Beeckmans

    Advisor on Transport and Tourism
    Tel. Brussels +32-2-2843114
    Fax Brussels +32-2-2842560
    Tel. Strasbourg +33-3-88175840
    Fax Strasbourg +33-3-88176930