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

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Regulation 3(12)

SCHEDULE 8Permitted Mixed Loads of Explosives within different compatibility groups carried in Containers and Wagons

Regulation 3(11) shall not apply to the carriage of explosives mixed as follows—

(a)detonating fuses in Compatibility Group B (with UN Number 0106 or 0107) may be carried with explosive articles in Compatibility Groups D, E or F of which the fuses are components provided the aggregate is treated as falling in Compatibility Group F;

(b)explosive substances in Compatibility Group C or D may be carried—

(i)together,

(ii)with explosive articles in Compatibility Groups C, D or E provided appropriate precautions are taken against harmful physical interactions including impact or friction by exposed metal, or

(iii)with explosive articles in Compatibility Group G;

(c)explosive articles in Compatibility Groups C, D or E may be carried—

(i)together,

(ii)with explosives in Compatibility Group F, or

(iii)with explosive articles in Compatibility Group G;

(d)explosives in Compatibility Group N may be carried together with explosives in Compatibility Groups C, D or E;

(e)explosive articles in Compatibility Group B may be carried with explosives in Compatibility Group D provided—

(i)the explosive articles in Compatibility Group B are carried in a separate container or compartment from the explosives in Compatibility Group D; and

(ii)the explosives are carried in a container or compartment which conforms to a design approved for the time being in writing by the Health and Safety Executive or, in the case of military explosives, by the Secretary of State for Defence.

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