We understand there has been some revision of regulations affecting
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the movement of dangerous goods by raiL If this is so where can details be obtained?
We assume you are referring to a recent publication available from HM Stationery Office or through any bookseller, price 30s. The code number is 55-368-0-68 and the full title is, International Convention concerning the carriage of goods by rail (CIM):Annex 1— International Regulations concerning the carriage of dangerous goods by rail (RID).
This publication arises as the result of the international regulations being revised to take account of both new substances now being transported and technical advances in packaging materials and standards.
The English translation of the new edition of the regulations contains a comprehensive alphabetical index of substances and articles, giving easy reference to specific regulations governing, among other things, packing conditions and labelling. This new edition also contains an additional list of inflammable liquid substances.