Vehicle Register

In accordance with Art. 17a of the Railways Act (RailA), the Federal Office of Transport (FOT) maintains a register of all rolling stock immatriculated in Switzerland. This Swiss National Vehicle Register (NVR) records vehicle keepers using Vehicle Keeper Marking (VKM). It also allocates a unique 12-digit vehicle number to traction units, multiple units, passenger coaches and goods wagons with a first authorisation (operating licence).

ENOTRAC AG maintains the electronic database for the Swiss NVR on behalf of the FOT.

The NVR assigns every vehicle registered in Switzerland to a responsible vehicle keeper and an Entity in Charge of Maintenance. It contains additional information on operating licences and EU type approvals. The Swiss National Vehicle Register (NVR) is part of the European Centralised Virtual Vehicle Register (ECVVR).