Annual voting process of amendments for RIC 2018

Ric Amendments

Cher(e)s adhérents au RIC,
Cher(e)s collègues,
Sehr geehrte RIC-Partner,
Sehr geehrte Kollege,
Dear RIC Signatories,
Dear Colleagues,

Conformément au Règlement Intérieur, nous vous invitons à voter les amendements ci-joints.
In der Konformität der Geschäftsordnung, bitten wir Sie die beiliegenden Änderungsvorschläge zu stimmen.
In accordance with the Internal Regulations, we invite you to vote for following amendment sheets.

Pour participer au processus de vote nous vous prions de remplir le formulaire ci-joint. Vous pouvez exprimer votre vote lors de la période de vote, laquelle prendra fin le 8 décembre 2017.
Für die Teilnahme auf der Abstimmungsprozedur, bitte das beiliegende Formular zu ausfüllen. Sie können diesen Vorschlag während des Abstimmungszeitraumes bis dem 8. December 2017 zu stimmen.
To participate in the voting process on the UIC webpage, please fill the enclosed form. You can express your vote for this proposal during the voting period, which will end on December, 8th 2017.

Merci pour votre coopération.
Bien cordialement,
Danke für Ihre Mitwirkung.
Mit freundlichen Grüssen,
Thank you for your cooperation.
Best regards,

Chargé de Mission

International Union of Railways
Internationaler Eisenbahnverband
Union Internationale des Chemins de fer
16 rue Jean Rey, F – 75015 Paris
Tel: +33 (0) 1 44 49 21 14 -

List of amendments

To modify articles 33.2 and 33.4 to ensure that trains can remain in service and continue carrying passengers despite restrictions affecting the access doors, whilst providing optimum safety.

To modify article 32.8, so that the RIC complies with Standard EN 45545 and Directive 2008/57.

To modify article 20.6, thus, for wheelsets with nominal wheel diameters within the aforementioned boundaries as per EN 15313, the limit values of EN 15313 should be incorporated into the RIC.

To modify article 22.4, so that the RIC will align with the rules in EN 13802.

To modify article 13.2.4 to state that Railway Undertakings must have civil liability insurance.

To add article 13.3.6, to indicate that the indirect costs of damage (impact on traffic, need to deploy replacement vehicles, etc.) must be factored in.

To modify article 10.5 of the RIC to include a reference to Appendix X, point 2.

To indicate the VAT number in Template Z (membership application form).

To amend Appendix VIII and commit to a new process of KV accounting operations.

To specify the RIC application area via article 1.1 of RIC Agreement

By adapting the class of defects in Appendix IX to the safety risks and by laying down the measures to be taken in Article 37.3 and in Appendix VI.

To indicate the external markings concerning remote control device of vehicles for international traffic in Appendix V/11.

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Wednesday 8 November 2017