Report prepared by the UIP Topical Committee Safety
The new provisions of the Regulations concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail (RID) will enter into force on the 1st of January 2021. The UIP Guidelines should facilitate the understanding of the changes that are being introduced in the new version of the RID.
The document focuses on topics relevant to operators, keepers and ECM of tank wagons. RID applies to the international carriage of dangerous goods by rail between the 44 existing RID Contracting States in Europe, Asia and North Africa. In the Member States of the European Union, RID applies to national and international transport.
The new RID 2021 enters into force on 1 January 2021, replacing the 2019 edition. It can be downloaded from the OTIF website