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Legal expertise
for the benefit of the railways

Products

Multimodal transport is more and more seen as an optimal solution to combine logistic and environmental requirements: CIT's task is to create interfaces between rail and other modes of transport and to propose legal tools that facilitate the conditions for multimodal rail-road, rail-sea and rail-inland waterway transport.

Documents

Check-list rail-road
Jan. 1, 2020

Checklist for a framework contract to be used in international rail-road freight transport

The Checklist concerns international rail - road freight transport within the meaning of Article 1 § 3 CIM / 2.1 CMR and is intended to facilitate the establishment of service contracts between road and rail carriers.

Applicable à partir du 1er janvier 2020 / Édition du 1er janvier 2020
17 pages
 

Boilerplate Rail-Sea Traffic Contract
July 1, 2019

Boilerplate Contract for the Carriage of International Freight Traffic by Rail and Sea (Boiler plate Rail-Sea Traffic Contract)

Boilerplate contract governing the contractual relationships between a contractual carrier and a shipping undertaking.

Applicable with effect from 1 July 2019 / Edition 1 July 2019

6 pages

Guideline CMR-CIM-SMGS
April 1, 2017

Guideline comparing the legal regimes CMR - COTIF/CIM-SMGS

Edition April 2017
70 pages
 

GTC Rail-Sea traffic
July 1, 2019

General Terms and Conditions Applying to Joint-contracting for Rail-Sea Freight Traffic (GTC Rail-Sea traffic)

The GTC Rail-Sea traffic govern the contractual relationships between several carriers for a carriage including a maritime section.

Applicable with effect from 1 July / Edition 1 July 2019

16 pages

Sub-contracting CT
July 1, 2019

Boilerplate contract for sub-contracting international freight traffic by rail in full train loads of combined traffic (Boilerplate contract for sub-contracting combined traffic)

Boiler-plate contract governing the contractual relationships between carriers and substitute carriers for the movement of combined traffic.

Applicable with effect from 1 July 2019 / Edition 1 July 2019
6 pages

GTC Rail-Sea traffic
Jan. 1, 2015

General Terms and Conditions Applying to Joint-contracting for Rail-Sea Freight Traffic (GTC Rail-Sea traffic)

 

The GTC Rail-Sea traffic govern the contractual relationships between several carriers for a carriage including a maritime section.

Applicable with effect from 1 January 2015 / Edition 1st January 2015

12 pages

Boilerplate Rail-Sea Traffic Contract
July 1, 2016

Boilerplate Contract for the Carriage of International Freight Traffic by Rail and Sea (Boiler plate Rail-Sea Traffic Contract)

Boilerplate contract governing the contractual relationships between a contractual carrier and a shipping undertaking.

Applicable with effect from 1 July 2016 / Edition 1st July 2016

6 pages

Sub-contracting CT
July 1, 2014

Boiler-plate contract for sub-contracting international freight traffic by rail in full train loads of combined traffic (Boiler-plate contract for sub-contracting combined traffic)

Boiler-plate contract governing the contractual relationships between carriers and substitute carriers for the movement of combined traffic.

Applicable with effect from 1 June 2007/Edition 1 July 2014

5 pages

Note
June 29, 2020

Older versions can be obtained from the CIT General Secretariat.