September UNECE Joint Meeting – RID/ADR/ADN

The Department for Transport has advised that the joint meeting will take place in mid September and they are interested to hear from anyone with interest in the topics within the papers as soon as possible. The papers can be accessed online at: www.unece.org/trans/main/dgdb/ac1/ac12019.html

Having looked at the papers we would draw members attention to the following –

  • ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2019/38. This may have some relevance to members transporting small arms ammunition packaged in limited quantities
  • ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2019/28 will be relevant to those members consigning nitrocellulose for transport

Any member who wishes to comment on the papers is asked to respond directly to the originator, Kevin Vagan, Policy Advisor, International Team, Dangerous Goods Division.

They have also confirmed that a briefing meeting for the UNECE Joint Meeting is scheduled for Thursday 5th September 2019 at 10am in room H2 at Great Minster House. If any member intends to attend the meeting, can they please confirm by contacting Kevin Vagan, as soon as possible and by close of play on 30th August at the latest. Kevin’s contact email is – kevin.vagan@dft.gov.uk

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