This Sector Declaration expresses how the railway sector wants to be compliant with European Regulation. It includes timings on fulfilling requirements from Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/8681. It also includes timings on installation of EMS. It defines the minimal requirements to make energy metering and energy settlement operational and compliant with Railway Market Directive and Energy Market Directive.
Aim of the Sector Declaration is to enable correct traction energy metering and settlement with less obstacles, especially for cross border traffic.
This Sector Declaration includes some background, commitments of Railway Undertakings and commitments of Infrastructure Managers. Recommendation can be found in the ‘Guidelines regarding on-board energy metering, exchange of data and traction energy settlement’, published together with this Sector Declaration.