Certification of Entities in Charge of Maintenance in Great Britain
An Entity in Charge of Maintenance ensures that the railway vehicles it is responsible for are safe by means of maintenance. The information on this page has been updated to reflect the legal framework following the UK’s exit from the European Union and the end of the transition period on 31 December 2020.
An entity in charge of maintenance (ECM) is defined in the Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems (Safety) Regulations 2006 (as amended) (ROGS). The Office of Rail and Road’s (ORR) guide to ROGS describes an ECM as: