Vehicle Keeper Marking (VKM)

The vehicle keeper marking (alphabetic code composed of 2 to 5 letters) is to be affixed near the European vehicle number. The updated vehicle keeper marking list of the European Railway Agency shows the vehicle keeper markings already issued.

VKM list

Allocation of a vehicle keeper marking
The application for allocation of a vehicle keeper marking can be filed by means of the downloaded application form vehicle keeper marking, to be completed and e-mailed to register@schig.com with SCHIG mbH, for being forwarded to the European Railway Agency. The vehicle keeper marking applied for may only be used after it has been published in the monthly update of the European Railway Agency’s vehicle keeper marking list .

Information regarding vehicle keeper marking can be obtained in the Commission Decision 2007/756/EG Appendix 6 Part 1