The International Rail Transport Committee (CIT) is an association of some 216 railway undertakings and shipping companies which provide international passenger and/or freight services. 130 organisations are members in their own right, 80 organisations are linked indirectly by being members of CIT associate members. The CIT is an association under Swiss law (Article 60 et seq. ZGB [Swiss Code of Civil Law]) and is based in Bern.
CIT-Info 2/2018 [PDF]
- CCTT Business Forum
- CIV/SMPS Working Group
- CIV Committee
- Freight Conference
- CIM/SMGS Working Group
- CUI Committee
- Law and practice
- CIT Itself
- Calendar CIT
The CIT and UIC have great pleasure in inviting the staff of claims, sales and legal departments of their members to the Passenger Claims Departments’ Conference to be held at the UIC in Paris (France) on Wednesday, 19 September 2018 .
Annual Report 2017 [PDF]
We are very pleased to present you the CIT’s Annual Report 2017.
The CIT had a successful year in 2017. We were able to publish a range of new or updated CIT products for freight, passenger and multimodal transport.
The Annual Report 2017 gives you an overview of this work.
Guideline CMR-CIM-SMGS [PDF]
Date April 2017
The CIT and IRU developed a Guideline on the CMR-CIM-SMGS liability regimes. The aim is to publish a comparison between international rail (COTIF/CIM and SMGS) and international road transport law (CMR).
The particular added value of this comparison of legal regimes is that it includes, for the first time, both the CIM and the SMGS provisions, and the comparison extends in geographical terms beyond the scope of COTIF/CIM to that of the SMGS.