From 21st April 2018 shall apply directly effective Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council (EU) No. 2016/424 on cableway installations and repealing Directive 2000/9 /EC.
This Regulation applies to new cableway installations designed to transport persons, to modifications of cableway installations requiring a new authorisation, and to subsystems and safety components for cableway installations.
This Directive does not apply to the following:
- lifts covered by Directive 2014/33/EU;
- cableway installations that are categorised by Member States as historic, cultural or heritage installations, that entered into service before 1 January 1986 and that are still in operation, and that have not had any significant changes in design or construction, including subsystems and safety components specifically designed for them;
- installations intended for agricultural or forestry purposes;
- cableway installations for the service of mountain shelters and huts intended only for the transport of goods and specifically designated persons;
- on-site or mobile equipment exclusively designed for leisure and amusement purposes and not as a means for transporting persons;
- mining installations or other industrial on-site installations used for industrial activities;
- installations in which the users or their carriers are waterborne.
Conformity assessment of safety components and subsystems for cableway installations designed to carry persons according to the Regulation 2016/424 relating to cableway installations is carried out in the following range:
- EU - type examination - Production type according to the Annex III (module B)
- Conformity to type based on production quality assurance according to the Annex IV (module D)
- Conformity to type based on product verification according to the Annex V (module F)
- Conformity based on unit verification according to the Annex VI (module G)
- Conformity based on full quality assurance plus design examination according to the Annex VII (module H1)
Cableway Directive Guide:
Harmonised Standards Cableway: