|Transport of Dangerous Goods - Guidelines concerning the use of derailment detectors
|Publication Date : ||2/08/2017
|Published by: ||Safety
|Document Types: ||Guide
|Keywords: ||Derailment detection; DDD; dangerous goods; RID
|Description: ||ERA’s presented the 1st version of the guidelines for information at the 7th session of RID Committee of Experts Standing Working Group. ERA explained that the Guidelines reflected, in simple terms, the applicable legal requirements for the safe and interoperable use of derailment detectors.
Some delegations requested the possibility to comment the Guidelines. ERA opened the consultation from 16/12/2016 until 06/02/2017 to National Safety Authorities and the Network of the Representative Bodies and informed OTIF on the 13/12/2016.
OTIF forwarded the information concerning the consultation to the representatives of the RID Standing Group Experts on the 20/01/2017, when publishing the final minutes of the 7th RID STD WG session
ERA took into account all the comments received, even after the announced deadline.
ERA received 58 comments from the following parties:
(TDG) Competent authorities: DE, CH
National Safety Authorities: DE, FR, IT, FI, SE
International organisation: OTIF
Sector associations: EIM, ERFA, AFW
National institute: RIVM (NL)
ERA provided detailed answers to the comments and proposed amendments to the guidelines in the document review – comment sheet (mainly clarifications).
These amendments are reported in the final guidelines, clearly visible in track change mode.
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