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Properties of DATEX II v3.x

The main conceptual modifications from DATEX II v2.0 to DATEX II v3.0 are:

  • modularisation
  • definite split between data and exchange
  • ability to include external data structures
  • proper exchange PIM and PSM's

The main modifications about content are:

  • addition of
    • missing information elements
    • approved v2.x extensions
    • flexibility when using linear referencing systems;
  • improvement of
    • extensibility
    • information structures
    • consistency of accidents and vehicle obstructions;
  • introduction of
    • a new location referencing system based on ISO/PRF TS 21219-22 “OpenLR™”;
    • a new location referencing g system for linear features based on GML LineString;
    • features to deal with 3D coordinates and accuracy assessment;
  • enabling the mark up of Safety Related traffic information according to Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 886/2013;
  • remodelling of
    • the cause of traffic situations, better fitting the operational use;
    • the “PredefinedLocationsPublication”
  • removal of:
    • the TrafficView,


More details can be found in the release notes.

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