The CIT

The International Rail Transport Committee (CIT) is an association of some 213 railway undertakings and shipping companies which provide international passenger and/or freight services. 133 organisations are members in their own right, 80 organisations are linked indirectly by being members of CIT associate members. The CIT is an association under Swiss law (Article 60 et seq. ZGB [Swiss Code of Civil Law]) and is based in Bern.

Annual report 2014

Annual report 2014 [PDF]

We are delighted to present you our Annual Report for 2014.


In 2014, on behalf of its members, the CIT sought to remove administrative and legal obstacles, reduce costs and provide more legal certainty on international passenger and freight transport services.

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CIT-Info 2/2015

CIT-Info 2/2015 [PDF]

  • Facilitation of International Railway Transportation in UNESCAP Region
  • Challenges and opportunities for East-West passenger rail transport services
  • Colpofer and CIT - fighting ticket fraud together
  • Implementation of the GTC EurAsia
  • The CIM Committee of the CIT
  • Cross-border carriage of parcels by rail
  • The CIT’s new CUI Working Group takes up its work
  • Permissibility of limits of liability in the GTCs of the infrastructure manager on the contract of use of railway infrastructure
  • CIT Executive Committee 1/2015
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Freight Products

The CIM Committee approved a number of changes to CIT freight documentation at its meeting on 26 March 2015. Changes have been made to

All these changes will come into effect on 1 July 2015. The formal amendments are already available on our website.

In addition, the new GLV-CIM/SMGS enter into force on 1 July 2015.

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E-GTC-I / E-CG-I / E-AGB-I

E-GTC-I / E-CG-I / E-AGB-I [PDF]

European General Terms and Conditions of use of railway infrastructure. Applicable with effect from 1 September 2014. Replace the European GTC of 13 October 2010.

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Common CIM/SMGS Consignement Note for Euro-Asian Rail Freight Shipments

Common CIM/SMGS Consignement Note for Euro-Asian Rail Freight Shipments [PDF]

Languages: EN/RU/CN

Edition 1 July 2013

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