Demarcation of responsibilities

When it comes to public transport safety, a clear and agreed line is drawn between the responsibilities of the FOT (as the supervisory authority) and those of the various public transport operators. This demarcation also remains consistent, irrespective of whether the transport concerned is by rail, bus, boat or cable car: the only differences that may occur are due to the specific technologies used.   

The demarcation of safety responsibilities between the FOT and a rail operator can perhaps best be illustrated by the following examples: