carriage by rail

carriage by rail

a contract to carry goods or passengers on the permanent way, or railway. International carriage of goods is governed by international convention.
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The Convention on International Carriage by Rail (COTIF) deals with conceptual adjustments and clarifications, as well as with changes intended to improve the functioning of the organization.
The fact is that, in its annex, the regulation refers to an international agreement (Convention concerning International Carriage by Rail - COTIF), which states that force majeure is a ground for exclusion of compensation.
ISLAMABAD, December 12, 2011 (Frontier Star): As part of its endeavour to expand rail network to Europe, Central Asia and Middle East, Pakistan is set to become member of Intergovernmental Organization for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF) soon, the Railways Minister said Sunday.
The interplay between COGSA and the Carmack Amendment has been a source of judicial discrepancy in cases where a single, multimodal bill of lading incorporates the terms of COGSA to govern both an international carriage by vessel and an inland carriage by rail. (14) Most circuits addressing the issue have held that the Carmack Amendment does not apply to the inland portion of shipments under a through bill of lading unless the inland carrier issues a separate, domestic bill of lading.
It is a question of the agreements dubbed ADR (European agreement concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by road), RID (regulations on the international carriage by rail of dangerous goods) and ADN (European agreement concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by inland waterways).
The Transport Committee has amended the Driving License Act and the Convention on International Carriage by Rail.
It joined on 23 June, in Berne, Switzerland, with its signature of the Convention Concerning International Carriage by Rail (COTIF).
The meeting approved the Membership of Intergovernmental Organization for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF) of Government of Pakistan and Accession to Convention on Intergovernmental Organization for International Carriage by Rail (COTIF) of Government of Iran& Turkey.
The original of amendments and additions to ADR, RID and ADN, as amended by 2019, issued by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the French OTIF (Intergovernmental Organization for International Carriage by Rail), will serve as a basis for the translation of the Czech translation.
It is also expected to authorise the signature of an agreement between the EU and the Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF), under which the EU becomes a party to the Convention concerning International Carriage by Rail (COTIF), aimed at promoting, improving and facilitating international rail traffic.
The European Union Agency for Railways and the Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail had conducted the meeting, and and held in Beirut by the Ministry of Public Works & Transport and the Railway & Public Transport Authority.
Today, the European Commission decided to refer Germany to the Court of Justice of the EU owing to the conduct adopted by the German authorities at the 25th session of the Revision Committee of the Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF) held in Bern, Switzerland, on 25-26 June 2014.