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Legal expertise
for the benefit of the railways


CIT and RailNetEurope (RNE) have jointly negotiated and agreed the E-GTC-I, which form the basis for Europe-wide harmonisation of contracts of infrastructure use. The next step will be a standard contract for the use of railway infrastructure.


Infrastructure Map
Sept. 1, 2019

Infrastructure use - Mapping of current legal framework

Edition 1 September 2019

8 pages

Sept. 1, 2014

European General Terms and Conditions of use of railway infrastructure E-GTC-I

The E-GTC-I set out the general legal, administrative, technical and financial conditions of contract for the use of railway infrastructure by a railway undertaking. If so agreed by the parties, the E-GTC-I apply to all contracts for the use of railway infrastructure for the purpose of carriage by rail.

Applicable from 1 September 2014 / Edition 1 September 2014

28 pages

Map of CUI
May 1, 2019

Geographical scope of application of CUI

Map drawn up by the CIT showing which OTIF Member State applies CUI.
Situation on 1 May 2019, 1 page

June 29, 2020

Older versions can be obtained from the CIT General Secretariat.