International Freight Tariffs

Allocation procedure for international freight tariffs numbers

Leaflet 920-8

The allocation is described in UIC leaflet 920-8 available at http://www.shop-etf.com. UIC members can download the leaflet using their company specific user ID and password. Non-members can order the leaflet.

Number series

According to the leaflet the numbers are divided as follows:

FromToPurpose
0001.004999.99For domestic tariffs or tariffs with only one RU involved
5000.007999.99For international tariffs with two RUs involved (bilateral tariffs)
8000.008199.99For the OSJD for multilateral tariffs
8200.009999.99For the UIC for multilateral tariffs

Code allocation

Tariff numbers between 8200.00 and 9999.99 are assigned by the UIC. Requests should be addressed to tariffs@uic.org

and include at least:

  • Date of introduction (or abolition) of a tariff,
  • Railway undertakings involved

Self managed series

Railway undertakings may manage number series xxxx.00 to xxxx.99 for their specific multilateral tariffs.

Contact tariffs@uic.org

for details.

Bilateral Tariffs

We do not allocate Tariffs numbers for tariffs between two RUs. It is up to each RU with the partner RU to guarantee the uniqueness of the tariff number.