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The Carriage of Explosives by Rail Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001

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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 Requirements Concerning the Carriage of Explosives

    1. 3.Restrictions on the carriage of explosives

    2. 4.Carriage of explosives on passenger trains

    3. 5.Carriage in bulk

    4. 6.Carriage in small containers

    5. 7.Suitability of containers, packages and wagons

  4. Part III Information

    1. 8.Classification, packaging and labelling of explosives

    2. 9.Carriage Information to be provided by consignors

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

    4. 11.Keeping of information by operators

    5. 12.Information to be displayed on containers and wagons

    6. 13.Information, instruction and training for train crews and other persons connected with the carriage of explosives

  5. Part IV Loading and Unloading

    1. 14.Prohibitions on mixed loading and segregation of certain explosives

    2. 15.Loading, stowage and unloading of containers and wagons

    3. 16.Supervision of loading and unloading and requirement to clean and stow safely

  6. Part V Security and other Safety Measures and Emergency Arrangements

    1. 17.Marshalling and formation of trains

    2. 18.Safe carriage and security

    3. 19.Security measures

    4. 20.Prevention of fire, and explosion

    5. 21.Emergency arrangements

  7. Part VI Miscellaneous and General

    1. 22.Exemption certificates

    2. 23.Defence

    3. 24.International provisions

    4. 25.Repeal

  8. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Disapplications of these Regulations

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Requirements for the carriage of Explosive substances and Articles in small containers

      1. 1.(1) The carriage of EXPLOSIVE SUBSTANCES OR ARTICLES in small...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Suitability of Large Containers

      1. 1.Large containers used for the carriage of explosives shall be...

      2. 2.In this Schedule— “major defects” means— dents or bends, greater...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Information to be displayed on Containers and Wagons

      1. 1.(1) Where explosives in packages or unpackaged explosive articles are...

      2. 2.Piggyback transport

      3. 3.Each danger sign and subsidiary hazard sign required to be...

      4. 4.Each danger sign and subsidiary hazard sign required to be...

      5. 5.Where explosives in Division 1.1, 1.2 or 1.3 are carried...

      6. 6.Where explosives in Division 1.4, 1.5 or 1.6 are carried...

      7. 7.Where explosives allocated on classification the UN Number 0018, 0019,...

      8. 8.Where explosives allocated on classification the UN Number—

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Prohibitions on mixed loading of certain Explosives and Dangerous Goods

      1. 1.Explosives (except those in Division 1.4 and Compatibility Group S)...

      2. 2.Explosives in Division 1.4 and Compatibility Group S shall not...

      3. 3.In this Schedule “labelled” means required to display a danger...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Requirements for the Loading, Stowage, and Unloading of Containers and Wagons Carrying Explosives

      1. 1.General requirements

      2. 2.(1) Sub-paragraphs (2) to (4) of this paragraph shall only...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Limits on Net Explosive content of Explosives permitted to be carried in Containers and Wagons and separation distance

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Permitted Mixed Loads of Explosives within different compatibility groups carried in Containers and Wagons

  9. Explanatory Note

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