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Noise

Existing directives relating to noise sources

Overview: report on existing Community measures relating to sources of noise COM(2004)160

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Road traffic noise (follow-up by EC Directorate General Enterprise)

Studies carried out on these Directives on behalf of DG ENTR can be seen below:

Aircraft noise (follow-up by EC Directorate General Energy & Transport)

For more information about these Directives, see here.

Studies carried out on these Directives on behalf of DG TREN can be seen here

Railway noise (follow-up by EC Directorate General Energy & Transport)

  • Interoperability of the Trans-European high-speed rail system - Directive 96/48/EC
    • Technical specification for interoperability (TSI) relating to high-speed rolling stock - Commission Decision 2002/735/EC
    • Technical specification for interoperability (TSI) relating to high-speed railway infrastructures - Commission Decision 2002/732/EC
  • Interoperability of the conventional Trans-European rail system - Directive 2001/16/EC
    • Commission Decision 2004/446/EC of 29 April 2004 specifying the basic parameters of the 'Noise', 'Freight Wagons' and 'Telematic applications for freight' Technical Specifications for Interoperability referred to in Directive 2001/16/EC (OJ L 193 p. 1)
    • Directive 2004/50/EC of 29 April 2004 amending Council Directive 96/48/EC and Directive 2001/16/EC (OJ L 164, 30.4.2004)
    • Commission Decision 2006/66/EC adopted on 23 December 2005 concerning the technical specification for interoperability relating to the subsystem "rolling stock - noise".

Noise from Equipment for Use Outdoors - 2000/14/EC (follow-up by EC Directorate General Enterprise)

All the useful information can be found on the following webpage: http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/mechan_equipment/noise/index.htm

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