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Legal Framework Railway Safety

Directives Railway Safety

Directive 2004/49/EG of 29 April 2004 on safety on the Community’s railways and amending Council Directive 95/18/EC on the licensing of railway undertakings and Directive 2001/14/EC on the allocation of railway infrastructure capacity and the levying of charges for the use of railway infrastructure and safety certification

Directive 2008/110/EG of 16 December 2008 amending Directive 2004/49/EC on safety on the Community’s railways (Railway Safety Directive)

Directive 2014/88/EU of 9 July 2014 amending Directive 2004/49/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards common safety indicators and common methods of calculating accident cost


All above listed directives will be replaced by :

Directive (EU) 2016/798 of 11 May 2016 on railway safety (recast) 


Related Links:

Homepage of the European Railway Agency – ERA

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