In OTIF Member States, the international carriage of freight by rail is governed by the CIM (CIM) Uniform Rules, whereas in Eastern Europe and Asia, SMGS applies.
May 1, 2016
Uniform Rules concerning the Contract of International Carriage of Goods by Rail (CIM) – Appendix B to COTIF
Three language text of the CIM Uniform Rules.
Applicable with effect from 1 July 2006 /Edition 1 May 2016
Jan. 1, 2019
Regulation concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail (RID) – Appendix C to COTIF.
April 5, 2006
COTIF law and EC law relating to international carriage by rail: areas of conflict and options for solutions