On 16 April 2008, the agreement on the procedure for the cross acceptance of locomotives, multiple units and passenger trains was signed between the Etablissement public de sécurité ferroviaire (EPSF) and the Federal Railway Authority (EBA). The agreement applies to the conventional and the high-speed sector.
The agreement (memorandum of understanding) is available to download below. The document consists of the following parts:
To accompany the cross acceptance agreement between the EPSF and the Federal Railway Authority of 16 April 2008, an application guide was drawn up. Its aim is to describe the process for the cross acceptance of rolling stock.
The technical requirements currently applicable to each country can be found in the technical document entitled EPSF/EBA/checklist, annex to the agreement on the procedure for cross acceptance of 16 April 2008.
The application guide can be found below as a download.
On 7 June 2007, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Italy and Austria signed an agreement on improving the cross acceptance of rolling stock. The document is available to download.
|MoU France / Germany (PDF, 2MB, Barrier-free file)||2009.05.12|
|MoU A / I / NL / CH / D (PDF, 825KB, Barrier-free file)||2009.05.15|
|Guideline France / Germany (PDF, 6MB, Barrier-free file)||2009.03.27|