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Directive (EU) 2016/797 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 May 2016 on the interoperability of the rail system within the European Union (recast) (Text with EEA relevance)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. CHAPTER I GENERAL PROVISIONS

    1. Article 1.Subject matter and scope

    2. Article 2.Definitions

    3. Article 3.Essential requirements

  3. CHAPTER II TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR INTEROPERABILITY

    1. Article 4.Content of TSIs

    2. Article 5.Drafting, adoption and review of TSIs

    3. Article 6.Deficiencies in TSIs

    4. Article 7.Non-application of TSIs

  4. CHAPTER III INTEROPERABILITY CONSTITUENTS

    1. Article 8.Conditions for the placing on the market of interoperability constituents

    2. Article 9.Conformity or suitability for use

    3. Article 10.Procedure for ‘EC’ declaration of conformity or suitability for use

    4. Article 11.Non-compliance of interoperability constituents with essential requirements

  5. CHAPTER IV SUBSYSTEMS

    1. Article 12.Free movement of subsystems

    2. Article 13.Conformity with TSIs and national rules

    3. Article 14.Notification of national rules

    4. Article 15.Procedure for establishing the ‘EC’ declaration of verification

    5. Article 16.Non-compliance of subsystems with essential requirements

    6. Article 17.Presumption of conformity

  6. CHAPTER V PLACING ON THE MARKET AND PLACING IN SERVICE

    1. Article 18.Authorisation for the placing in service of fixed installations

    2. Article 19.Harmonised implementation of ERTMS in the Union

    3. Article 20.Placing on the market of mobile subsystems

    4. Article 21.Vehicle authorisation for placing on the market

    5. Article 22.Registration of vehicles authorised to be placed on the market

    6. Article 23.Checks before the use of authorised vehicles

    7. Article 24.Type authorisation of vehicles

    8. Article 25.Conformity of vehicles with an authorised vehicle type

    9. Article 26.Non-compliance of vehicles or vehicle types with essential requirements

  7. CHAPTER VI CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT BODIES

    1. Article 27.Notifying authorities

    2. Article 28.Requirements relating to notifying authorities

    3. Article 29.Obligation of notifying authorities to provide information

    4. Article 30.Conformity assessment bodies

    5. Article 31.Impartiality of conformity assessment bodies

    6. Article 32.Personnel of conformity assessment bodies

    7. Article 33.Presumption of conformity of a conformity assessment body

    8. Article 34.Subsidiaries of, and subcontracting by, notified bodies

    9. Article 35.Accredited in-house bodies

    10. Article 36.Application for notification

    11. Article 37.Notification procedure

    12. Article 38.Identification numbers and lists of notified bodies

    13. Article 39.Changes to notifications

    14. Article 40.Challenges to the competence of notified bodies

    15. Article 41.Operational obligations of notified bodies

    16. Article 42.Obligation of notified bodies to provide information

    17. Article 43.Exchanges of best practice

    18. Article 44.Coordination of notified bodies

    19. Article 45.Designated bodies

  8. CHAPTER VII REGISTERS

    1. Article 46.Vehicle numbering system

    2. Article 47.Vehicle registers

    3. Article 48.European register of authorised vehicle types

    4. Article 49.Register of infrastructure

  9. CHAPTER VIII TRANSITIONAL AND FINAL PROVISIONS

    1. Article 50.Exercise of delegation

    2. Article 51.Committee procedure

    3. Article 52.Motivation

    4. Article 53.Reports and information

    5. Article 54.Transitional regime for using vehicles

    6. Article 55.Other transitional provisions

    7. Article 56.Recommendations and opinions of the Agency

    8. Article 57.Transposition

    9. Article 58.Repeal

    10. Article 59.Entry into force

    11. Article 60.Addressees

  10. Signature

    1. ANNEX I

      ELEMENTS OF THE UNION RAIL SYSTEM

      1. 1. Network

      2. 2. Vehicles

    2. ANNEX II

      SUBSYSTEMS

      1. 1. List of subsystems

      2. 2. Description of the subsystems

        1. 2.1. Infrastructure

        2. 2.2. Energy

        3. 2.3. Trackside control-command and signalling

        4. 2.4. On-board control-command and signalling

        5. 2.5. Operation and traffic management

        6. 2.6. Telematics applications

        7. 2.7. Rolling stock

        8. 2.8. Maintenance

    3. ANNEX III

      ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

      1. 1. General requirements

        1. 1.1. Safety

          1. 1.1.1. The design, construction or assembly, maintenance and monitoring of safety-critical...

          2. 1.1.2. The parameters involved in the wheel/rail contact must meet the...

          3. 1.1.3. The components used must withstand any normal or exceptional stresses...

          4. 1.1.4. The design of fixed installations and rolling stock and the...

          5. 1.1.5. Any devices intended to be handled by users must be...

        2. 1.2. Reliability and availability

        3. 1.3. Health

          1. 1.3.1. Materials likely, by virtue of the way they are used,...

          2. 1.3.2. Those materials must be selected, deployed and used in such...

        4. 1.4. Environmental protection

          1. 1.4.1. The environmental impact of establishment and operation of the rail...

          2. 1.4.2. The materials used in the trains and infrastructures must prevent...

          3. 1.4.3. The rolling stock and energy-supply systems must be designed and...

          4. 1.4.4. The design and operation of the rail system must not...

          5. 1.4.5. Operation of the rail system must not give rise to...

        5. 1.5. Technical compatibility

        6. 1.6. Accessibility

          1. 1.6.1. The ‘infrastructure’ and ‘rolling stock’ subsystems must be accessible to...

          2. 1.6.2. The ‘operations’ and ‘telematics applications for passengers’ subsystems must provide...

      2. 2. Requirements specific to each subsystem

        1. 2.1. Infrastructure

          1. 2.1.1. Safety

          2. 2.1.2. Accessibility

        2. 2.2. Energy

          1. 2.2.1. Safety

          2. 2.2.2. Environmental protection

          3. 2.2.3. Technical compatibility

        3. 2.3. Control-command and signalling

          1. 2.3.1. Safety

          2. 2.3.2. Technical compatibility

        4. 2.4. Rolling stock

          1. 2.4.1. Safety

          2. 2.4.2. Reliability and availability

          3. 2.4.3. Technical compatibility

          4. 2.4.4. Controls

          5. 2.4.5. Accessibility

        5. 2.5. Maintenance

          1. 2.5.1. Health and safety

          2. 2.5.2. Environmental protection

          3. 2.5.3. Technical compatibility

        6. 2.6. Operation and traffic management

          1. 2.6.1. Safety

          2. 2.6.2. Reliability and availability

          3. 2.6.3. Technical compatibility

          4. 2.6.4. Accessibility

        7. 2.7. Telematics applications for freight and passengers

          1. 2.7.1. Technical compatibility

          2. 2.7.2. Reliability and availability

          3. 2.7.3. Health

          4. 2.7.4. Safety

          5. 2.7.5. Accessibility

    4. ANNEX IV

      ‘EC’ VERIFICATION PROCEDURE FOR SUBSYSTEMS

      1. 1. GENERAL PRINCIPLES

      2. 2. CERTIFICATE OF VERIFICATION ISSUED BY A NOTIFIED BODY

        1. 2.1. Introduction

        2. 2.2. Intermediate statement of verification (ISV)

          1. 2.2.1 Principles

          2. 2.2.2 Parts of the subsystem

          3. 2.2.3 Stages of the verification procedure

        3. 2.3. Certificate of verification

          1. 2.3.1. The notified bodies responsible for the verification assess the design,...

          2. 2.3.2. Where ISV have been issued, the notified body responsible for...

          3. 2.3.3. In the case of a modification to a subsystem already...

          4. 2.3.4 Each notified body involved in the verification of a subsystem...

        4. 2.4. Technical file accompanying the ‘EC’ declaration of verification.

        5. 2.5. Surveillance by notified bodies.

          1. 2.5.1. The notified body responsible for checking production must have permanent...

          2. 2.5.2. The notified body responsible for checking implementation must periodically carry...

          3. 2.5.3. In addition, the notified body may pay unexpected visits to...

          4. 2.5.4. The notified body shall be able to monitor a subsystem...

        6. 2.6. Submission

        7. 2.7. Publication

        8. 2.8. Language

      3. 3. CERTIFICATE OF VERIFICATION ISSUED BY A DESIGNATED BODY

        1. 3.1. Introduction

        2. 3.2. Certificate of verification

        3. 3.3. File

        4. 3.4. Language

      4. 4. VERIFICATION OF PARTS OF SUBSYSTEMS IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE 15(7)...

    5. ANNEX V

      1. PART A Repealed Directives with list of the successive amendments thereto

      2. PART B Time limits for transposition into national law

    6. ANNEX VI

  11. ATTACHMENTS

    1. Statement by the Commission on explanatory documents

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