Amendement N° Contract Ref. Description File
A2019-01 Article 30

Unlike the former UIC Leaflet 433, which served as a basis for wagon registration contracts and the former RIV 2000 (article 93), the GCU doesn't contain any provision regarding the right of a creditor to charge interest on a late paying debtor.

Amendment proposal sent:
30.06.2019
End of voting period:
30.09.2019
Adoption of Proposal:
unanimous
Notification re-adoption sent:
06.10.2019
Entering into force:
01.01.2020
A2019-02 Appendix 10, Annex 6, introductory text

Specification of the basic information required when providing
information on coded interventions.

Amendment proposal sent:
30.06.2019
End of voting period:
30.09.2019
Adoption of Proposal:
unanimous
Notification re-adoption sent:
06.10.2019
Entering into force:
01.01.2020
A2019-03 Appendix 10, point 1.1.2

Insertion of a permissible difference of a maximum of 2 mm for measurement of the distance between inner faces in 1.1.2.

Amendment proposal sent:
30.06.2019
End of voting period:
30.09.2019
Adoption of Proposal:
unanimous
Notification re-adoption sent:
06.10.2019
Entering into force:
01.01.2020
A2019-04 Appendix 10, points 2.5.1 and 2.5.2

Comparison between measurements from Appendix 9 and Appendix 10

Amendment proposal sent:
30.06.2019
End of voting period:
30.09.2019
Adoption of Proposal:
unanimous
Notification re-adoption sent:
06.10.2019
Entering into force:
01.01.2020
A2019-05 Appendix 10, point 3.17

Abolishment of compulsory inspection of the condition of brake couplings

Amendment proposal sent:
30.06.2019
End of voting period:
30.09.2019
Adoption of Proposal:
unanimous
Notification re-adoption sent:
06.10.2019
Entering into force:
01.01.2020
A2019-06 Appendix 10, point 3.7

Abolishment of compulsory inspection of the condition of cast iron blocks

Amendment proposal sent:
30.06.2019
End of voting period:
30.09.2019
Adoption of Proposal:
unanimous
Notification re-adoption sent:
06.10.2019
Entering into force:
01.01.2020
A2019-07 Appendix 10, point 3.8

Abolishment of compulsory inspection of the condition of composite brake blocks

Amendment proposal sent:
30.06.2019
End of voting period:
30.09.2019
Adoption of Proposal:
unanimous
Notification re-adoption sent:
06.10.2019
Entering into force:
01.01.2020
A2019-08 Appendix 10, point 4.19 and Annex 6 (new CU code)

Supplement to 4.19 in accordance with codes 4.6.2.1 and 4.6.2.2 of GCU Appendix 9

Amendment proposal sent:
30.06.2019
End of voting period:
30.09.2019
Adoption of Proposal:
unanimous
Notification re-adoption sent:
06.10.2019
Entering into force:
01.01.2020
A2019-09 Appendix 10, point 5.3

Abolishment of compulsory inspection of buffer attachment

Amendment proposal sent:
30.06.2019
End of voting period:
30.09.2019
Adoption of Proposal:
unanimous
Notification re-adoption sent:
06.10.2019
Entering into force:
01.01.2020
A2019-10 Appendix 10, point 5.6.1

Clarification that only a visual inspection - without cleaning the buffers - is required when inspecting grooves on the buffer casing/plunger.

Amendment proposal sent:
30.06.2019
End of voting period:
30.09.2019
Adoption of Proposal:
unanimous
Notification re-adoption sent:
06.10.2019
Entering into force:
01.01.2020
A2019-11 Appendix 10, points 5.9.1 and 5.9.2

Amendment to GCU Appendix 9

Amendment proposal sent:
30.06.2019
End of voting period:
30.09.2019
Adoption of Proposal:
unanimous
Notification re-adoption sent:
06.10.2019
Entering into force:
01.01.2020

A2019-12

Appendix 10, point 6.39 and Annex 6 (new CU codes)

Defective tarpaulins are mentioned in Appendix 9, but the corresponding measures to be taken are not provided in Appendix 10.

Amendment proposal sent:
30.06.2019
End of voting period:
30.09.2019
Adoption of Proposal:
unanimous
Notification re-adoption sent:
06.10.2019
Entering into force:
01.01.2020
A2019-13 Appendix 10, points 3.7.1, 3.7.2, 3.7.3, 3.8.4 and 3.8.5

No instructions for replacing brake blocks on double brake block holders are provided in Appendix 10, Part B, Chapter 3.

Amendment proposal sent:
30.06.2019
End of voting period:
30.09.2019
Adoption of Proposal:
unanimous
Notification re-adoption sent:
06.10.2019
Entering into force:
01.01.2020
A2019-14 Appendix 11, point 7.9

Obsolescence of the "U parts" system and corresponding amendment to be made to GCU Appendix 10

Amendment proposal sent:
30.06.2019
End of voting period:
30.09.2019
Adoption of Proposal:
unanimous
Notification re-adoption sent:
06.10.2019
Entering into force:
01.01.2020
A2019-15 Appendix 9, Annex 1, codes 5.1.1 and 5.2.3.1

Positioning of buffer heads with plastic inserts

Amendment proposal sent:
30.06.2019
End of voting period:
30.09.2019
Adoption of Proposal:
unanimous
Notification re-adoption sent:
06.10.2019
Entering into force:
01.01.2020
A2019-16 Appendix 9, Annex 1, new code 7.5.7

There is currently no code for cases whereby the ILU frame is visibly broken and stability is endangered. By incorporating a code, a uniform coding structure is possible.

Amendment proposal sent:
30.06.2019
End of voting period:
30.09.2019
Adoption of Proposal:
unanimous
Notification re-adoption sent:
06.10.2019
Entering into force:
01.01.2020
A2019-17 Appendix 9, Annex 1, code 7.7.5

Amendment of GCU Appendix 9, Annex 1, Point 7.7.5 in accordance with the amendments to Loading Guidelines 9.4 Volume 2 agreed by the group, namely:
The provision for semi-trailer underrun bumpers not being raised/pushed up is not applicable for recess wagons type 1 and 2 and in the case of wagons marked with one of the following compatibility codes: a, b, c or d

Amendment proposal sent:
30.06.2019
End of voting period:
30.09.2019
Adoption of Proposal:
unanimous
Notification re-adoption sent:
06.10.2019
Entering into force:
01.01.2020
A2019-18 Appendix 9, Annex 1, Codes 6.5.2.3 up to and including 6.5.2.7

Code 6.5.2.5 must be altered as it is not consistent with RID 2019.

Amendment proposal sent:
30.06.2019
End of voting period:
30.09.2019
Adoption of Proposal:
unanimous
Notification re-adoption sent:
06.10.2019
Entering into force:
01.01.2020
A2019-19 Appendix 14, Section 1.2

Handling and storage of wheelsets in axle-changing facilities

Amendment proposal sent:
30.06.2019
End of voting period:
30.09.2019
Adoption of Proposal:
majority
Notification re-adoption sent:
06.10.2019
Entering into force:
01.04.2020
A2019-20 Appendix 8

Correction and update of internal regulation

Amendment proposal sent:
30.06.2019
End of voting period:
30.09.2019
Adoption of Proposal:
unanimous
Notification re-adoption sent:
06.10.2019
Entering into force:
01.01.2020