Public institutions

Facts & Figures

EU Commission DG TREN
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The Directorate General for Energy and Transport has a staff of over 1 000 in ten Directorates located in Brussels and Luxembourg. In addition to the development of Community transport and energy policies, including dealing with State aid, the DirectorateGeneral is responsible for managing the financial support programmes for the trans European networks, technological development and innovation.

European Commission DG ENVIRONMENT
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The main role of the European Commission's Environment Directorate-General (DG) is to initiate and define new environmental legislation and to ensure that agreed measures are put into practice in the EU Member States. The Environment DG is based in Brussels and has around 650 staff.

European Parliament
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The Transport Committee
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The Environment Committee
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The Council of the European Union
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Annual turnover

European operations
€19 billion

Number of employees

In Europe 255,000
Worldwide 360,000

Number of
passengers carried
each year

In Europe 12 billion
Worldwide 21 billion

Total fleet size

In Europe
Trains & Trams 5,300
Buses & Coaches

Trains & Trams 6,500
Buses & Coaches

Principal services provided include:

- urban, regional, national and international bus and coach services.

- urban, regional and national rail services.

- urban metro and tram services.

- taxi and other demand responsive services.

- ferry and harbour services.

- network planning services.

- bus, coach and train station management.

These services are provided across the spectrum of regulatory regimes from deregulation to competitive tendering.