The Convention concerning International Carriage by Rail (COTIF) applies in Europe, the Maghreb and in the Middle East. OTIF Member States apply the majority of the appendices to COTIF (CIV, CIM, RID, CUV, CUI, APTU and ATMF Uniform Rules). A summary of the geographical scope of the convention is shown below.
A list of the states party to the convention and the declarations and reservations they have made against particular appendices may be found on www.otif.org
- here for the complete edition of the RID: EN - FR - DE
- here for the Uniform Technical Prescriptions (UTPs) based on Appendix F (APTU) and Appendix G (ATMF) to COTIF 1999,
- here for the Explanatory report
as published by OTIF.