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The UIC reference is used to identify railway stations. Edit or translate this description.
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UIC stands for International Union of Railways. The UIC reference is used to identify railway stations. It is similar to the ICAO and IATA reference tag for airports.

The UIC station reference always consists of 7 digits, beginning with a 2-digit UIC country code. Numbers of different length do not belong to the UIC system, they are used in the German HAFAS system to identify bus stops.

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