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Next stop: the People’s Railway –15 and, 16/05/2009 in Düsseldorf and Cologne will be organised by the German coalition against railway privatisation “Bahn für Alle”, the German Green Party (North Rhine-Westphalia) and the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT), Britain.

Bahn für Alle

bfa logo “Bahn für Alle” is an alliance of 18 organisations from globalisation critics, environmental organisations, political youth associations and trade unions and stands up for an improved rail in public hand. Bearers of the alliance are Attac, Aurofrei leben!, Bahn von unten, BUND, Bundesverband Bürgerinitiativen Umweltschutz, Bürgerbahn statt Börsenbahn, Gewerkschaft Nahrung-Genuss-Gaststätten, Grüne Jugend, Grüne Liga, IG Metall, Jusos in der SPD, Linksjugend Solid, NaturFreunde Deutschlands, Robin Wood, Sozialistische Jugend Deutschlands-Die Falken, Umkehr, VCD Brandenburg und Verdi.

National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT)

rmt logoRMT - the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers - is Britain's fastest growing trade union, representing more than 80,000 members in almost every sector of the transport industry, from mainline and underground rail to shipping and offshore, buses and road-freight.

Bündnis 90 / Die Grünen NRW

logo die grünen nrw Bündnis 90/Die Grünen are convinced that the future of the mobility must be green. Hence, in the focus of green traffic politics the change stands among other things on an attractive public transport. Die Grünen demand an integrated rail draught instead of railway privatisation, more ecologically friendly rail traffic instead of distance closings, timetable shortenings and fare rises. With the support of the conference the North Rhine-Westphalia Green party want to underline these demands clearly.


Supporters of the conference

Supporters of the conference to the future of the rail are: logo per pedes

  • per pedes e.V.:per pedes e.V. is a group of committed pedestrians supporting the following points: area-wide 30km/h speed limits in cities, more traffic calming in residential areas, widening and a better equipping of pavements, strengthening the local passenger service, extended green traffic light sequences for pedestrians, all-green phases for pedestrians at crossroads, wide cycle paths on streets, not on pavements, better pedestrian crossings for safe routes to school. www.perpedes-ev.de
  • Ökofonds der Grünen NRW


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