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Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail Regulation (Northern Ireland) 1998

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Interpretation and Application

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and interpretation

    2. 2.Application

  3. Part II Approved Documents

    1. 3.Meaning of the Approved Carriage List and other approved documents

    2. 4.Duties in relation to the approved documents

  4. Part III Mode of Carriage

    1. 5.Carriage in bulk in wagons and large containers

    2. 6.Carriage in small containers

    3. 7.Carriage in tanks

    4. 8.Suitability of containers, packages, tank containers, tank wagons and wagons

    5. 9.Examination, testing and certification of tanks

  5. Part IV Information

    1. 10.Classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous goods

    2. 11.Carriage Information to be provided by consignors

    3. 12.Carriage Information to be provided to operators and infrastructure controllers

    4. 13.Keeping of information by operators

    5. 14.Information to be displayed on containers, tank containers, tank wagons and wagons

    6. 15.Information, instruction and training for train crews and other persons connected with the carriage of dangerous goods

  6. Part V Loading and Unloading

    1. 16.Prohibition on overfilling tank containers and tank wagons

    2. 17.Prohibitions on mixed loading and segregation of certain dangerous goods

    3. 18.Loading, stowage, unloading and cleaning of containers, tank containers, tank wagons and wagons

    4. 19.Openings, valves and caps of tank containers and tank wagons to be securely closed

  7. Part VI Security and Other Safety Measures and Emergency Arrangements

    1. 20.Marshalling and formation of trains

    2. 21.Safe carriage and security

    3. 22.Prevention of fire, explosion and leakage

    4. 23.Emergency arrangements

  8. Part VII General Carriage Prohibition

    1. 24.Prohibition on carriage of temperature controlled substances

  9. Part VIII Miscellaneous and General

    1. 25.Exemption certificates

    2. 26.Defence

    3. 27.International provisions

  10. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Special Requirements in Relation to the Tanks of Tank Containers and Tank Wagons Constructed before 1st January 1999

      1. 1.Testing, examination and maintenance of tank containers and tank wagons

      2. 2.Certification of testing, examination and maintenance of tank containers and tank wagons

      3. 3.Keeping of documents

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Requirements for the Carriage in Bulk of Certain Dangerous Goods in Wagons and Large Containers

      1. 1.Flammable solids (classification code 4.1)

      2. 2.Substances liable to spontaneous combustion (classification code 4.2)

      3. 3.Substances which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases (classification code 4.3)

      4. 4.Oxidizing substances (classification code 5.1)

      5. 5.Toxic substances (classification code 6.1)

      6. 6.Infectious substances (classification code 6.2)

      7. 7.Corrosive substances (classification code 8)

      8. 8.Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles (classification code 9)

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Requirements for the Carriage in Small Containers of Certain Dangerous Goods

      1. 1.Gases: Compressed, liquefied or dissolved under pressure (classification code 2)

      2. 2.Flammable liquids (classification code 3)

      3. 3.Flammable solids (classification code 4.1)

      4. 4.Substances liable to spontaneous combustion (classification code 4.2)

      5. 5.Substances which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases (classification code 4.3)

      6. 6.Oxidizing substances (classification code 5.1)

      7. 7.Organic Peroxides (classification code 5.1)

      8. 8.Toxic substances (classification code 6.1)

      9. 9.Infectious substances (classification code 6.2)

      10. 10.Corrosive substances (classification code 8)

      11. 11.Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles (classification code 9)

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Fees for Approvals and Surveillance Inspections

      1. 1.On the making of an application under regulation 9 to...

      2. 2.On receipt of the application referred to in paragraph 1...

      3. 3.On determination of the application referred to in paragraph 1...

      4. 4.If the cost so stated in accordance with paragraph 3...

      5. 5.In estimating or stating the cost of carrying out any...

      6. 6.Following a surveillance inspection of an approved person in accordance...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Information to be Displayed on Containers, Tank Containers, Tank Wagons and Wagons

      1. 1.Information

      2. 2.Panels

      3. 3.Tank containers and tank wagons carrying dangerous goods

      4. 4.Containers and wagons carrying dangerous goods in bulk

      5. 5.Containers and wagons carrying dangerous goods in packages

      6. 6.Piggyback transport

      7. 7.Exceptions

      8. 8.Where dangerous goods are being carried in a tank container...

      9. 9.Paragraph 6 shall not apply where the road vehicle being...

      10. Figure 1 Orange-coloured panel displaying the emergency action code and the UN number

      11. Figure 2 Hazard warning panel

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Prohibitions on Mixed Loading of Certain Dangerous Goods

      1. 1.A package bearing a danger sign with a classification code...

      2. 2.A small container bearing a danger sign with a classification...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Requirements for the Loading, Stowage, Unloading and Cleaning of Containers and Wagons Carrying Certain Dangerous Goods

      1. Part I Packages

        1. 1.General requirements

        2. 2.Gases: compressed, liquefied or dissolved under pressure (classification code 2)

        3. 3.Flammable solids (classification code 4.1)

        4. 4.Oxidizing substances (classification code 5.1)

        5. 5.Organic peroxides (classification code 5.2)

        6. 6.Toxic substances (classification code 6.1)

        7. 7.Infectious substances (classification code 6.2)

        8. 8.Corrosive substances (classification code 8)

        9. 9.Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles (classification code 9)

      2. Part II Empty, Uncleaned Packagings

        1. 10.Flammable solids (classification code 4.1)

        2. 11.Toxic substances (classification code 6.1)

        3. 12.Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles (classification code 9)

  11. Explanatory Note

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