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List of codes for undertakings

Codes for undertakings are issued by the UIC and OSJD in accordance with UIC/OSJD leaflet 920-1. It is not necessary to be a member of one of these organisations to be issued with a code.
There is a link to the code application form on the UIC website.


OTIF is an intergovernmental organisation based in Bern. COTIF, which gives rise to OTIF, defines the aim of OTIF as to promote, improve and facilitate international traffic by rail.


The OSJD is an inter-ministerial organisation based in Warsaw. One of its main tasks is to manage the SMPS and SMGS conventions.