Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council, 6 June 2019

Publication Date 06/06/2019
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A meeting of Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council was held on 6 June 2019. The meeting focused on transport matters. The agenda includes the following items:

  • Adoption of general approach on proposal establishing a uniform legal framework for the use and transmission of electronic freigh transport information;
  • Briefing on progress relating to proposal aimed at streamlining permit-granting measures to facilitate the completion of the trans-European transport network (TEN-T);
  • Update on progress relating to proposal aimed at revising the European Union's road charging rules (Eurovignette);
  • Update on progress relating ro proposal revising rail passengers' rights;
  • Under 'other business', provision on information relating to proposals on:
    • Road infrastructure safety management;
    • European Maritime Single Window environment;
    • Training of seafarers;
    • Clean and energy-efficient vehicles;
    • Aerodynamic cabs;
    • Connecting Europe Facility (CEF);
    • Seasonal time changes.
  • Presentation by the Finish presidency of the Council of the European Union of its work programmes.

In the margins of the Council meeting, an Eastern Partnership Ministerial meeting on transport discussed cooperation on road safety and infrastructure. The meeting also endorsed a joint declaration on regional transport cooperation within the framework of the Eastern Partnership.

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