DIUM - Uniform distance table for international freight traffic: List of railway stations - List of handover/delivery points used by the railways
Definition of the DIUM
A country’s DIUM (Uniform Distance Table for International Freight Traffic) comprises of various data concerning international rail freight transport used by Railway Undertakings (RU) and customers to complete the CIM consignment note/CUV wagon note in order to calculate the tax payable on a journey, as well as including other helpful commercial and/or technical information for these journeys.
Purpose of the IRS:
1. The DIUM is published periodically in an electronic format by the railway undertakings (RUs) concerned.
2. The present UIC IRS lays down the conditions for publishing this electronic data:
a. Structure of the Excel and PDF files: format and requirements for creating the file and template.
b. Transmission of the data to UIC (timescale).
c. Distribution of the electronic data.
d. List of publications and the RUs responsible for publishing them.
It integrates in full or in part the following UIC leaflets:
- UIC Leaflet 219
It aims to complement the following standards:
- Ed. no.1
- Edition date
- Publication date
- Page number
- Feight fret Interoperability Interopérabilité Operations Opérations