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Identifier DF0_MRail
Short name DF0_MRail
Dataset NoiseDirectiveDF0
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Name DF0_MRail
Short Description Definition of reporting structure - Major Railways
Definition This geodataset allows Member States to define bodies responsible for reporting Major Railways data and their associated geographic areas.
Methodology for obtaining data European Parliament and Council Directive 2002/49/EC, relating to the assessment and management of environmental noise requires data and reports from Member States to be supplied to the European Commission. Member States must identify the organisation(s) responsible for reporting information to the European Commission for Major Railways at either national or regional level. Member States must identify the geographical coverage of the area falling under the reporting responsibility of that body. This must be defined by a geographic dataset produced in accordance with the current EEA GIS Guidelines ( where the associated attribute table must comprise the field names detailed in this specification. The geodataset must be supplied with supporting xml metadata compliant with the current European Environment Agency, Metadata Standard for Geographic Information (The minimum specification is available at


Element name Datatype Element type
Country Code (CountryCode) string Quantitative
Full Name of Reporting Entity (FullNameReportingEntity) string Quantitative
Reporting Entity Unique Code (ReportingEntityUniqueCode) string Quantitative
Contact name (ContactName) string Quantitative
Address (Address) string Quantitative
Telephone (Telephone) string Quantitative
Fax (Fax) string Quantitative
Email (Email) string Quantitative