Legal Annex

EU regulations Norms and recommendations Bodies

EU regulations (as of 13 April 2011)

Consolidated versions of the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union, OJ C 83/1, especially basic principles

Directive 2001/14/EC of 26 February 2001, OJ L 75/29, on the allocation of railway infrastructure capacity and the levying of charges for the use of railway infrastructure and safety certification

Regulation (EC) No 761/2001 of 19 March 2001, OJ L 114/1, allowing voluntary participation by organisations in a Community eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS)

Directive 2002/49/EC of 25 June 2002, OJ L 189/12, relating to the assessment and management of environmental noise ("Environmental Noise Directive”)

European Court of Justice, Case C-513/99 of 17 September 2002 - Concordia Bus Finland, OJ C 274/4

Directive 2004/17/EC of 31 March 2004, OJ L 134/1, coordinating the procurement procedures of entities operating in the water, energy, transport and postal services sectors

Directive 2004/18/EC of 31 March 2004, OJ L 134/114, on the coordination of procedures for the award of public works contracts, public supply contracts and public service contracts

Directive 2004/26/EC of 21 April 2004, OJ L 146/1, amending Directive 97/68/ EC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to measures against the emission of gaseous and particulate pollutants from internal combustion engines to be installed in non-road mobile machinery ("NRMM = Non-road mobile machinery”).

Commission Interpretative Communication on the Community law applicable to contract awards not or not fully subject to the provisions of the Public Procurement Directives (2006/C 179/02), OJ C 197/2

Regulation (EC) No 1370/2007 of 23 October 2007, OJ L 315/1, on public passenger transport services by rail and by road and repealing Council Regulations (EEC) Nos. 1191/69 and 1107/70

Directive 2008/50/EC of 21 May 2008, OJ L 152/1, on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe ("Air Quality Directive”)

Directive 2009/33/EC of 23 April 2009, OJ L 120/5, on the promotion of clean and energy-efficient road transport vehicles

Commission Decision 2011/229/EU of 4 April 2011, OJ L 99/1, concerning the technical specifications of interoperability relating to the subsystem 'rolling stock- noise' of the trans-European conventional rail system

Norms and recommendations

EN ISO 3095: Measurement of noise emitted by railbound vehicles

EN ISO 3381: Measurement of noise inside railbound vehicles

EN 16258: Methodology for calculation and declaration on energy consumptions and GHG emissions in transport services (good and passengers transport)

IEC 60050-191: International Electrotechnical Vocabulary. Chapter 191: Dependability and quality of service

IEC 60300-3-3: Dependability management - Part 3-3: Application guide - Life cycle costing

EN 61703: Mathematical expressions for reliability, maintainability and maintenance support terms

IEC 62198: Project risk management - Application guidelines

UIC Leaflet 330: Railway specific environmental performance indicators, Paris (UIC), 2008

UIC Leaflet 345: Environmental Specifications for new rolling stock, Paris (UIC), 2006

UIC Leaflet 410: Composition and calculation of the weight and braking of passenger trains, Paris (UIC), 6th edition, 2006

UIC/UNIFE, TEC REC 100 001, Specification and verification of energy consumption for railway rolling stock, 2010; download on:

VDV 154: Geräusche von Nahverkehrs-Schienenfahrzeugen nach BOStrab, Verband Deutscher Verkehrsunternehmen, VDV-Schriftenreihe, 2002 (This document is not available in English.)


Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER)

European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC)

European Court of Justice (ECJ)

European Rail Infrastructure Managers (EIM)

European Railway Agency (ERA)

International Union of Railways (UIC)

The European Rail Industry (UNIFE)

International Association of Public Transport (UITP)