|Document ID (ISN)||63203|
|Convention or series no.
||Statutory Instruments 1994 No.670
||Health and Safety - The Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail Regulations 1994 [United Kingdom]
||HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1994. 16p. Price: GBP 3.20.
||These Regulations impose requirements and prohibitions in relation to the carriage of dangerous goods by rail in freight containers, packages, tank containers or wagons. In particular: the rail carriages and packages transporting dangerous goods must be suitable to the purpose; certification documents and other relevant documentation must be made available; classification, packaging and labelling provisions must be complied with; tank containers and wagons should not be filled beyond their safe level; openings, valves and caps must be securely closed before the journey starts; dangerous goods must be segregated from each other; unauthorized access to the goods must be prevented; appropriate fire, explosion and leakage precautions should be made; personnel receive adequate training and information; safety systems and procedures should be set up. In annex: permitted mixed loads of explosives within different compatibility groups. Relevant international codes are ADR (for road transport, see CIS 93-361), RID (for rail transport, see CIS 90-1084) and IMDGS (for sea transport, see CIS 92-728).
||dangerous substances; United Kingdom; major hazards; rail transport; transport of materials
||explosive substances; warning notices; law; classification; replaced
||A - Laws, regulations, directives
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Standards and directives with the force of law
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards
Transport of materials