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Document ID (ISN)68792
CIS number 97-369
ISBN(s) 0-11-062919-1
Year 1996
Convention or series no. Statutory Instruments 1996 No.2089
Title Health and Safety - The Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail Regulations 1996 [United Kingdom]
Bibliographic information HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1996. 40p. Price: GBP 6.50.
Abstract These Regulations impose requirements and prohibitions in relation to the carriage of dangerous goods by rail in a container, package, tank container, tank wagon or wagon. They implement Council Directive 96/49/EC. Contents: interpretation and application of the Regulations; Approved Carriage List and other approved documents; mode of carriage (suitability of containers, packages, tank containers, tank wagons and wagons, and examination, testing and certification of tanks); supply and display of information relating to dangerous goods; loading and unloading; security and other safety measures and emergency arrangements; special requirements concerning the carriage of explosives; prohibition on carriage of temperature controlled substances. Replaces the 1994 Regulations (CIS 94-1466).
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; rail transport; transport of materials; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) explosive substances; transport containers; loading and unloading; warning notices; supply of information; approval; testing; classification; law; emergency organization
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Rail transportation
Transport of materials