Brexit: road, rail and maritime transport Contents

Appendix 4: Glossary

AA

Automobile Association

Cabotage

Transport solely within a single country by a non-resident operator

CEF

Connecting Europe Facility

CER

Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies

CIT

International Transport Committee

COTIF

Convention concerning International Carriage by Rail

CPC

Certificate of Professional Competence

CPT

Confederation of Passenger Transport

Cross-trade

The transport of goods between two countries by a haulier resident in a different country

CTA

Common Travel Area

DfT

Department for Transport

ECMT

European Conference of Ministers of Transport

EMSA

European Maritime Safety Agency

ERA

European Union Agency for Railways or European Railways Agency

ERTMS

European Railway Traffic Management System

FOC

Freight Operating Company

FTA

Freight Transport Association

HGV

Heavy Goods Vehicle

IDP

International Driving Permit

IGC

Intergovernmental Commission (responsible for governing the Channel Tunnel on behalf of the UK and French governments)

IMO

International Maritime Organization

MCA

Maritime and Coastguard Agency

NAO

National Audit Office

NRCoT

National Rail Conditions of Travel

NSM

North Sea-Mediterranean

OECD

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

ORR

Office of Rail and Road

OTIF

Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail

RDG

Rail Delivery Group

RHA

Road Haulage Association

RIA

Railway Industry Association

RoRo

Roll-on / Roll-off

SME

Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise

STCW

Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers

TEN-E

Trans-European Energy Network

TEN-T

Trans-European Transport Network

TOC

Train Operating Company

TSI

Technical Specification for Interoperability

UKSR

UK Ship Register

UNCLOS

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

UNECE

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

VCA

Vehicle Certification Agency

WP.29

World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations





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