Legal Notice

The information on this website is subject to a disclaimer, a copyright notice, a privacy policy and the use of the RNE logos and RNE IT systems logos by third parties.


The RNE maintains all its websites to enhance public access to information about its activities and initiatives in general. Our goal is to keep this information timely and accurate. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them.
The RNE reserves the right not to be responsible or liable for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect, will therefore be rejected. We will not be liable in respect of any business losses, any loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, or anticipated savings, any loss of production, any loss of management time or office time, any loss of business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill, any loss or corruption of any data, database or software, any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage, any losses arising out of a force major event. You accept that the RNE is an association under Austrian law and there is a legitimate interest in limiting the liability of its members, managers and employees. Having regard to that interest, you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against any managers or employees in the Joint Office in respect of any losses that you may suffer in connection with the downloads from our websites.
All documents on the RNE websites are not-binding and without obligation. Nothing on RNE websites should be interpret or treated as legal advice. If you need specific advice, you should always consult a suitably qualified professional.
RNE website contains links to other independent websites upon which RNE exercises no control. Such links do not imply any endorsement or responsibility for the content or use of that website. The author is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from his pages. If any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective pages might be liable, not the one who has linked to these pages. Furthermore the author is not liable for any postings or messages published somehow by unauthorized users or intruders on his websites.
Parts of the websites or the complete publication including all materials and information might be extended, updated, changed or partly or completely deleted by the RNE without separate announcement.

Copyright and trade mark notice

The RNE as author owns and retains the copyrights in the materials found in the RNE websites. The copyright for any material created by the author is reserved.
Reproduction is authorized, provided the source is acknowledged, save where otherwise stated. The websites content is free of use including, but not limited to the RNE`s members, rail freight corridors` organizations, railway organizations, bodies and authorities and individuals and legal entities with relevant interest in the field of railway infrastructure management and rail industry in principle. The RNE IT tools usage is a matter of particular agreement between the RNE and the concerned third party.
Any duplication or use of objects such as images, diagrams, sounds or texts in other electronic or printed publications is permitted with the explicitly reference to the RNE as author and holder of the copyright.
Where prior permission must be obtained for the reproduction or use of textual and multimedia information (sound, images, software, etc.), such permission shall cancel the above-mentioned general permission and shall clearly indicate any restrictions on use. The RNE intended not to use any copyrighted material for the publication or, if not possible, to indicate the copyright of the respective object.

The RNE as an association owns the word trade mark with the name `RNE-RailNetEurope` and number 002770162 from the European Union`s Office for harmonization in the internal market (OHIM) with seat in Alicante, Spain. Any unauthorized use may violate trademark laws.

Privacy policy

The use of published postal address, telephone or fax numbers and email addresses for marketing purposes is prohibited; offenders sending unwanted spam messages will be punished. The use of published pictures of individuals for any purposes is prohibited.


To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

How do we use cookies?

Cookies are used to constantly adapt this website to our user’s needs, by accepting the disclaimer you are agreeing on the usage of cookies.
Cookies are used on a permanent basis. All usage data is stored anonymized at google analytics. RNE is the only party accessing the usage data. No third parties access usage data of RNE’s websites.
The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.

How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

Use of the RNE logo and RNE IT systems logos by third parties

Downloading the logos from RNE websites is free. There is a need to ask for written permission by the RNE Joint Office for any kind of usage of RNE logo and RNE IT systems logos. Any unauthorized use of the logos may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.

Final provisions

This legal notice is to be regarded as part of the internet publication which you were referred from. If sections or individual terms of this statement are not legal or correct, the content or validity of the other parts remain uninfluenced by this fact.
We may revise this legal notice from time-to-time. The revised version will apply to the use of our websites from the date of the publication of the revised notice on our websites. Please check RNE websites regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.
This notice will be governed by and construed in accordance with Austrian law, and any disputes relating to it will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Austria.