FAQ EU Regulation 2016/1628 - Rail Vehicle Applications


The purpose of this FAQ document is to contribute to a clear understanding of the Regulation (EU) 2016/1628 and the relevant supplementing legislation concerns emission limits and type approval procedures for engines installed or intended to be installed in non-road mobile machinery. This is an informative document developed in collaboration with EUROMOT, UIC and CER. The regulation entered into force on 6 October 2016 and is applicable from 1 January 2017. The FAQ is intended to provide answers to key questions that are likely to be asked by users of the regulations, focusing especially on relevant provisions and obligations for the railway vehicle manufacturer (original equipment manufacturer (OEM)), importers and distributors. It does not cover the type-approval of the engine.


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