Interoperability of the rail system
Directive (EU) 2016/797 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 May 2016 on the interoperability of the rail system within the European Union
Directive 2008/57/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 June 2008 on the interoperability of the rail system within the Community
The technical specifications for interoperability (TSIs)
Council Directive 96/48/EC of 23 July 1996 on the interoperability of the trans-European high-speed rail system
Directive 2001/16/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 March 2001 on the on the interoperability of the trans-European conventional rail system
Guide for application:
European Commission contact point:
Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport
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Publications in the Official Journal
Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2023/2584 of 15 November 2023 on harmonised standards for the interoperability of the rail systems drafted in support of Directive (EU) 2016/797 of the European Parliament and of the Council - OJ L, 2023/2584, 21.11.2023
Summary list of titles and references of harmonised standards under Directive 2008/57/EC for interoperability of the rail system
The summary below consolidates the references of harmonised standards published by the Commission in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJ). It reproduces information already published in the L or C series of the OJ. It contains all references which, when the summary was generated, still provided a presumption of conformity together with references already withdrawn from the OJ.
The Commission services provide this summary for information purposes only. Although they take every possible precaution to ensure that the summary is updated regularly and is correct, errors may occur and the summary may not be complete at a certain point in time. The summary does not as such generate legal effects.