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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12472

23 April 2020
Contents Publication in full By article 33 / 33
NEWS BRIEFS / Transport
Assistance to disabled persons in stations and trains should be provided in times of crisis, EDF recalls
22/04/2020 (Agence Europe)

22/04/2020 (Agence Europe)As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, several European railway companies – Belgian and French in particular – have withdrawn their assistance service for the disabled. This measure constitutes an “infringement” of the regulation on rail passengers’ rights (1371/2007), Marie Denninghaus, a member of the European Disability Forum (EDF), recalled on Wednesday 22 April during an online conference on passenger rights. The Regulation provides for...

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EU RESPONSE TO COVID-19
INSTITUTIONAL
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EXTERNAL ACTION
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ECONOMY - FINANCE - BUSINESS
COUNCIL OF EUROPE
NEWS BRIEFS