Reorganization of departments

Following the reorganization of the department on 21 January 2021, the construction and housing area now falls under the Ministry of the Interior and Housing.

Railway Safety

The department are responsible for:

  • Regulatory, approval and supervision tasks in the rail sector in relation to the safety of urban railways (infrastructure managers, operators, railway companies, operating and traffic regulations, rolling stock and infrastructure).
  • Regulatory, approval and supervision tasks in the rail sector in relation to conventional railways (infrastructure managers, operators, railway undertakings, operating and traffic regulations, rollingstock and infrastructure).
  • Traffic agreements, tariffs and fair competition, and passenger rights in the aviation sector.
  • Regulation and supervision of the postal sector.