The Railways (Interoperability) Regulations 2006

  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Interpretation and Application

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application

  3. PART 2 Subsystems

    1. 4.Requirement for authorisation

    2. 5.Renewal or upgrading of subsystems

    3. 6.Exemption from need to conform with TSIs (derogations)

    4. 7.Essential requirements for project subsystems

    5. 8.Duties on a contracting entity

    6. 9.Project subsystems: verification assessment procedure

    7. 10.Project subsystems: verification declaration

    8. 11.Technical file and retention of documents

    9. 12.Duty on operator to ensure essential requirements are met

    10. 13.Fees payable to the Safety Authority

    11. 14.Fees payable to the Competent Authority

    12. 15.Transitional conventional TEN projects and renewal projects on the high-speed rail system

  4. PART 3 Interoperability Constituents

    1. 16.EC declaration of conformity or of suitability for use

    2. 17.Effect of conformity and suitability declarations

    3. 18.Assessment procedure for interoperability constituents

    4. 19.Prohibition on placing interoperability constituents on the market

    5. 20.Duties on operators

    6. 21.Position after placing on the market

    7. 22.Recognition of assessments of other Member States

    8. 23.Notification to the Commission of incorrect declaration

  5. PART 4 Notified Bodies

    1. 24.Notified bodies

    2. 25.Appointment of notified bodies by the Secretary of State

    3. 26.Requirement on notified bodies to carry out functions

    4. 27.Notified bodies: certificates of conformity etc.

    5. 28.Duties on notified bodies to consult

    6. 29.Fees of notified bodies

    7. 30.Fees of the Secretary of State

  6. PART 5 Registers

    1. 31.Registers of authorised infrastructure and authorised rolling stock

    2. 32.Publication and notification of registers

    3. 33.National vehicle register

  7. PART 6 Enforcement

    1. 34.Enforcement in Great Britain

    2. 35.Enforcement in Northern Ireland

    3. 36.Notices relating to interoperability constituents not meeting the essential requirements

    4. 37.Notice of improper drawing up of the EC declaration of conformity for an interoperability constituent

    5. 38.Defence of due diligence

    6. 39.Liability of persons other than the principal offender

  8. PART 7 Supplementary

    1. 40.Revocation, transitional provision and savings

  9. Signature


    1. 1

      The Trans-European High-Speed Rail System

    2. 2

      The Trans-European Conventional Rail System

    3. 3

      Subsystems of the Trans-European High-Speed Rail System

    4. 4

      Subsystems of the Trans-European Conventional Rail System

    5. 5

      Essential Requirements for the Trans-European High-Speed Rail System

    6. 6

      Essential Requirements for the Trans-European Conventional Rail System

    7. 7

      Conformity and Suitability for Use of Interoperability Constituents

    8. 8

      Declaration of Verification of Subsystems

    9. 9

      Verification Procedure for Subsystems

    10. 10

      Minimum criteria which must be taken into account by the Member States when notifying bodies

    11. 11

      High-Speed Rail System

  11. Explanatory Note