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Mobility and Transport

Cross acceptance of rolling stock

On 13 December 2006, the European Commission adopted a series of measures to support the revitalisation of the railway sector by removing obstacles to the circulation of trains throughout the European rail network. The measures included a Communication on the simplification of certification of railway vehicles, a proposal to recast the existing Railway Interoperability Directives and to modify the Regulation establishing a European Railway Agency and the Railway Safety Directive.

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Legislation

Commission Directive 2009/131/EC of 16 October 2009 amending Annex VII to Directive 2008/57/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the interoperability of the rail system within the Community (Text with EEA relevance)

The 2006 Communication and proposals

Communication of the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament: "Facilitating the movement of locomotives across the European Union", COM(2006)782 final of 13 December 2006

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Interoperability of the Community rail system, COM(2006)783 final of 13 December 2006

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council, amending Directive 2004/49/EC on safety on the Community's railways, COM(2006)784 final of 13 December 2006

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council, amending Regulation (EC) No 881/2004 establishing a European Railway Agency, COM(2006)785 final of 13 December 2006

Commission staff working document accompanying the Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament "Facilitating interoperability of locomotives across the European Union", SEC(2006)1640 , 1641 and 1642 final of 13 December 2006

Related documents

Legislation

Commission Directive 2009/131/EC of 16 October 2009 amending Annex VII to Directive 2008/57/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the interoperability of the rail system within the Community (Text with EEA relevance)

The 2006 Communication and proposals

Communication of the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament: "Facilitating the movement of locomotives across the European Union", COM(2006)782 final of 13 December 2006

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Interoperability of the Community rail system, COM(2006)783 final of 13 December 2006

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council, amending Directive 2004/49/EC on safety on the Community's railways, COM(2006)784 final of 13 December 2006

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council, amending Regulation (EC) No 881/2004 establishing a European Railway Agency, COM(2006)785 final of 13 December 2006

Commission staff working document accompanying the Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament "Facilitating interoperability of locomotives across the European Union", SEC(2006)1640 , 1641 and 1642 final of 13 December 2006