Transport UK Parliament Materials

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EU Withdrawal Note Rail Transport

Brussels, 10 July 2018 Annuls and replaces the notice of 27 February 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS RAIL TRANSPORT The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, unless a ratified withdrawal agreement1 establishes […]

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EU Withdrawal Note Inland Waterways

Brussels, 7 March 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS INLAND WATERWAYS The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, unless a ratified withdrawal agreement1 establishes another date, all Union primary and secondary law will […]

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EU Withdrawal Note Passenger Rights

Brussels, 27 February 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS CONSUMER PROTECTION AND PASSENGER RIGHTS The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, unless a ratified withdrawal agreement1 establishes another date, all Union primary and […]

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Transport Policy

Treaty establishing the Transport Community Decision (EU) 2019/392 — conclusion, on behalf of the EU, of the Treaty establishing the Transport Community The treaty aims to create a transport community between the EU and the six Western Balkan countries in south-east Europe the Republic of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of North Macedonia (previously […]

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Some Railway Issues

European Union Agency for Railways — ensuring a safe and interoperable railway area Regulation (EU) 2016/796 on the European Union Agency for Railways It establishes the European Union Agency for Railways (the Agency). The Agency aims to: contribute to the further development and effective functioning of a single European railway area; guarantee a high level […]

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Single and Interoperable Rail

Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF) Decision 2013/103/EU signing and conclusion of the agreement on the EU’s accession to the Convention concerning International Carriage by Rail (COTIF), as amended by the 1999 Vilnius Protocol Agreement on the EU’s accession to the Convention concerning International Carriage by Rail (COTIF), as amended by the 1999 […]

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Rail Safety

EU-wide rail safety Directive (EU) 2016/798 on railway safety It aims to enhance railway safety across the European Union (EU) by revising the role of national safety authorities (NSAs) and reallocating responsibilities between them and the European Union Agency for Railways (the Agency). The directive is one of 3 legislative acts covering the technical aspects […]

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Inland Navigation

Goods and passenger transport by inland waterway Regulation (EC) No 1356/96 — rules for the inland waterway transport of goods or passengers between EU countries It seeks to ensure that operators who transport goods or passengers by inland waterway have the freedom to provide these services between EU countries.It has applied since 2 August 1996. […]

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Transport Dangerous Goods

Inland transport of dangerous goods Directive 2008/68/EC on the inland transport of dangerous goods It lays down common rules for the safe and secure transport of dangerous goods within and between EU countries by road, rail or inland waterway. It also covers aspects such as loading and unloading, the transfer to and from another mode […]

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Transport Dangerous Goods

Inland transport of dangerous goods Directive 2008/68/EC on the inland transport of dangerous goods SUMMARY WHAT DOES THE DIRECTIVE DO? It lays down common rules for the safe and secure transport of dangerous goods within and between EU countries by road, rail or inland waterway. It also covers aspects such as loading and unloading, the […]

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Consumer Rights Re Transport

Bus and coach passengers’ rights Passengers, including those with a disability or reduced mobility, travelling by bus and coach enjoy the same rights wherever they travel in the European Union (EU). These rights, including the right to information or compensation in the case of delay or cancellation, complement similar rights for sea and inland waterway, […]

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Inland Navigation EU Guidance 2021

EUROPEAN COMMISSION DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR MOBILITY AND TRANSPORT Brussels, 21 September 2020 REV1 – replaces the notice dated 7 March 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EU RULES IN THE FIELD OF INLAND WATERWAYS Since 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom has withdrawn from the European Union and has become a “third […]

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Rail Transport EU Guidance 2021

poeEUROPEAN COMMISSION DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR MOBILITY AND TRANSPORT Brussels, 28 April 2020 REV2 – replaces the notice (REV1) dated 10 July 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EU RULES IN THE FIELD OF RAIL TRANSPORT Since 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom has withdrawn from the European Union and has become a […]

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Rail 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance Railway safety legislation from 1 January 2021: stakeholder guidance An overview of the changes made to the Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems (Safety) Regulations 2006 (ROGS), which come into force on 1 January 2021. Published 14 December 2020 From: Department for Transport New rules for January 2021 The UK has left the EU, […]

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Passenger + Timeshare Consumer 2021 UK Guidance

Contents Make sure you have travel insurance Booking your holiday with credit cards ABTA protection ATOL protection See also UK citizens’ consumer travel rights will remain the same from 1 January 2021. If you are travelling by air, road, rail or sea commercial services, you will have the same rights if you are denied boarding, or suffer […]

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