Rs 742.140.2 Federal Act Of 20 March 2009 On The Development Of The Railway Infrastructure (Ldif)

Original Language Title: RS 742.140.2 Loi fédérale du 20 mars 2009 sur le développement de l’infrastructure ferroviaire (LDIF)

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742.140.2 federal law on development of the railway infrastructure (LDIF) of March 20, 2009 (Status January 1, 2016) the Federal Assembly of the Swiss Confederation, view the art. 81, 87 and 196, no. 3, of the Constitution, given the message of the federal Council on 17 October 2007, stop: Section 1 provisions general art. 1 goals this Act's goals: a. to increase capacity and to increase the efficiency in the freight traffic and long-distance passenger traffic; (b) to increase the number of the railway junctions complete; c. to reduce travel on East-West times; d. to eliminate bottlenecks on the North-South axis.

Art. 2subject this Act regulates the carrying out and financing of measures for large projects rail NRLA, RAIL 2000.

New content according to section II 4 of the Federal Act of 21 June 2013 on financing and the development of the railway infrastructure, in force since Jan. 1. 2016 (2015 651 RO; FF 2012 1371).

Art. 3 definitions for the purposes of this Act, means: a. increase of performance: measures to increase the density of traffic on a given section or in a railway node; b. capacity building: measures to remove a bottleneck and increase performance; c. measures acceleration: the steps to reduce the time of a train between two stations; d. increased traffic : the reduction of the interval between two trains travelling on the same line in the same direction; e. Untangling: measures in a railway junction that allow the flow of trains without crossing and increase the capacity of the railway junctions.

Section 2 measures art. 4 measures for major rail projects measures include: a. on the basic lines of the new railway line through the Alps (NRLA): 1 Basel-Gotthard North: increased traffic on the section Basel-Brugg-Altdorf Rynacht, 2 Gotthard South-Chiasso: increasing efficiency in railway nodes of Bellinzona, Lugano and Chiasso, increased traffic on the Biasca-Bellinzona-Chiasso stretch 3. Bellinzona-Luino: increased performance and capacity building, 4-Zug-Arth-Goldau: yield increase in the rail hub of Arth-Goldau and capacity building, 5 region of Bern: increased performance of the stretch Bern-Thun, 6 axes of the tell and the St. Gotthard: in case of an increase in traffic, measures guaranteeing the current supply of traction and protection measures against noise on the access roads to the tunnels of the Gotthard and the Lötschberg base;

b. on the other lines: 1 Geneva region: increased performance, 2 Lausanne region: capacity building (4 lane) on the section Lausanne-Renens, Untangling Renens, capacity building and increased performance in the rail hub of Lausanne, 3. Lausanne-Brig-Iselle: increased capacity and improved performance, 4 Lausanne-Biel-Olten: capacity building and increase performance, 5 Lausanne-Bern: capacity building and increase performance, 6 region of Bern: Untangling the Wylerfeld, capacity building in the railway node of Bern, 7-Thun-Interlaken: capacity building and increase performance, guarantee the quality of the matches to Thun, 8 Biel-Delémont-Porrentruy : capacity building, 9 Basel-Olten-Lucerne: untangling of Liestal, increasing efficiency in the Basel passenger station, increased performance on the section Basel-Lucerne, 10. region of Olten: Untangling and North Olten Olten is, yield increase in the rail hub of Olten, 11. Olten-Aarau: capacity building on the Olten-Aarau (4 continuous path) section, capacity building (4 lane) stretch Dulliken-Däniken, Eppenberg tunnel, 12. … 13 Zurich region: share the traffic main lines of Diametric line, 14. Thalwil-Lucerne: capacity building on the stretch Cham Rotkreuz, increasing efficiency in the node of Thalwil, 15. Zurich-Winterthur: untangling of the Dorfnest region, including capacity building; Untangling Hurlistein, capacity building in the railway node to increase performance on the stretch Bassersdorf-Effretikon-Winterthur, Effretikon, 16. region of Winterthur: more capacity on the section Tossmuhle-Winterthur; increase in performance in the rail hub of Winterthur, 17. Winterthur-St. Gallen: measures acceleration and increase performance, 18. Winterthur-Weinfelden: measures acceleration and increase performance, 19. Bellinzona-Locarno: increasing efficiency and capacity building, 20. The Rhine Valley: increased capacity, 21. Neuhausen-Schaffhausen: increase performance, 22. in case of increase in traffic: measures to guarantee the power supply current traction, protection against noise and construction of sidings.

New content according to section II 4 of the Federal Act of 21 June 2013 on financing and the development of the railway infrastructure, in force since Jan. 1. 2016 (2015 651 RO; FF 2012 1371).
New content according to section II 4 of the Federal Act of 21 June 2013 on financing and the development of the railway infrastructure, in force since Jan. 1. 2016 (2015 651 RO; FF 2012 1371).
New content according to section II 4 of the Federal Act of 21 June 2013 on financing and the development of the railway infrastructure, in force since Jan. 1. 2016 (2015 651 RO; FF 2012 1371).
New content according to section II 4 of the Federal Act of 21 June 2013 on financing and the development of the railway infrastructure, in force since Jan. 1. 2016 (2015 651 RO; FF 2012 1371).
New content according to section II 4 of the Federal Act of 21 June 2013 on financing and the development of the railway infrastructure, in force since Jan. 1. 2016 (2015 651 RO; FF 2012 1371).
New content according to section II 4 of the Federal Act of 21 June 2013 on financing and the development of the railway infrastructure, in force since Jan. 1. 2016 (2015 651 RO; FF 2012 1371).
Repealed by no II 4 of the Federal Act of 21 June 2013 on financing and the development of the railway infrastructure, with effect from Jan 1. 2016 (2015 651 RO; FF 2012 1371).
New content according to section II 4 of the Federal Act of 21 June 2013 on financing and the development of the railway infrastructure, in force since Jan. 1. 2016 (2015 651 RO; FF 2012 1371).

Art. 5 measures concerning other sections for the measures of other sections of the Swiss rail network, the federal Office of transport is planning to get directions on their achievement and their costs.

Art. 6 compensation measures in the regional traffic if the measures planned to art. 4 result in disadvantages for regional traffic, construction measures will be taken to address them.

Art. 7 planning and implementation infrastructure managers plan and realize the development of rail infrastructure measures.
The Confederation concludes agreements with the infrastructure managers. These agreements define in detail the objectives regarding capacity to provide, lines, benefits, costs, deadlines, the allocation of funds and the organization.
The agreements are subject to the approval of the federal Council.

Art. 8 award of mandates of the infrastructure managers award the mandates of provision of services and benefits in accordance with the Federal law on public procurement.

Art. 9 permanent optimization of the work planning and carrying out the works integrate permanently, according to the principle of optimization micro - and macroeconomic stability, the progress of railway technology, improvements in the Organization and the evolution of the passenger traffic and goods.

Art. 10 repealed by no II 4 of the Federal Act of 21 June 2013 on financing and the development of the railway infrastructure, with effect from Jan 1. 2016 (2015 651 RO; FF 2012 1371).

Section 3 funding art. 11 commitment appropriations the Federal Assembly allocates the appropriations required for the measures provided for in the art by federal order. 4 to 6.

Art. 12 ways of funding the Federal Government makes available the resources allocated to the measures by blaming them on the rail infrastructure fund within the meaning of the law of June 21, 2013 on the rail infrastructure fund, in the form of loans at variable interest conditionally repayable, and funding to lost Fund.

Infrastructure managers may, subject to the approval of the federal Office of transport, pass agreements with the cantons concerned or with third parties (public-private partnerships) to pre-finance the measures decided and financed by the Federal Assembly referred to in art. 4 RS 742.140 new content according to section II 4 of the Federal Act of 21 June 2013 on financing and the development of the railway infrastructure, in force since Jan. 1. 2016 (2015 651 RO; FF 2012 1371).
Repealed by no II 4 of the Federal Act of 21 June 2013 on financing and the development of the railway infrastructure, with effect from Jan 1. 2016 (2015 651 RO; FF 2012 1371).

Section 4 monitoring, reports and procedures art. 13 monitoring and control


The federal Council ensures the supervision and control of the development of the railway infrastructure.

Art. 14 reports each year, the federal Council is accountable to the Federal Assembly: a. the status of the work concerning the development of the railway infrastructure; b. expenditures made in respect of commitment appropriations allocated; c. investments made so far for measures provided for in art. 4 to 6 and of the investments planned for the next four years.

The federal Department of the environment, transport, energy and communication enacts implementing provisions relating to control of the benefits, costs, finance and deadlines of the authorized measures.

Art. 15 procedures and the procedures and skills regarding planning, construction and exploitation of buildings and facilities are governed by the Federal Act of 20 December 1957 on the railways.

RS 742.101 Section 5 provisions final art. 16 running the federal Council shall issue implementing provisions.

Art. 17 change of the law in force the change in the law in force is set in the annex.

Art. 18 referendum and entry into force the present law is subject to the referendum.
The federal Council shall determine the date of entry into force.

Annex (art. 17) amendment of the law in force the following acts are amended as follows:...

Mod. can be found at the RO 2009 4210.

Status January 1, 2016

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