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In EU passengers of a railway transportation have received more than the rights

Today, on December, 3rd, in the European Union the new legislation has come into force is rather right passengers on a railway transportation.

on it has informed today on a press - conferences the vice-president of the Eurocommission responsible for questions of transport, Antonio Tajani.

New rules, in particular, provide maintenance of not discrimination access to trains to passengers with the limited possibilities, strengthening of the rights of passengers in case of loss or damage of their luggage (the sum of indemnifications can make to 1 thousand 285 euros for each article of luggage), toughening of responsibility of the railways in case of death or travmirovanija passengers with indemnification payment (to 21 thousand euro in case of death), introduction of indemnification for a delay of trains from one till two o`clock at a rate of 25 % of cost of the ticket, more than two hours - 50 % of cost of the ticket.

EU Member States can receive a transition period till 15 years for an embodiment in life separate of new requirements of the European legislation.

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