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Level Crossing Safety In-Depth Focus 2019

12 April 2019 | By

Collisions at level crossings between trains and road vehicles is a global issue and industry safety statistics are showing that more needs to be done to reduce risk. Cooperation is important; the railway industry, human behaviour specialists and road infrastructure/safety authorities must work together to raise awareness of the dangers…

Why do we need standards in the railway sector?

25 July 2018 | By

It is important that the rail sector performs in an efficient, safe and cost-effective manner, and having a user-friendly suite of standardised requirements in place is a really good way of providing consistent service to the customer. Simon Fletcher, Member of the UIC Board of Directors responsible for Standardisation and…