According to the UIC Safety Database, the 2021 fatality indicator was the lowest it has ever been since the database on significant accidents was created in 2006.
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International Union of Railways (UIC)
The International Union of Railways (UIC) is the worldwide professional association representing the railway sector and promoting rail transport. The UIC’s mission is to promote rail transport globally with the objective of responding effectively to current and future challenges relating to mobility and sustainable development.
On 7 and 8 November 2022, Global Railway Review will host our Digital Rail event; this year taking place in-person at London’s Twickenham Stadium. Industry experts and supporters of rail’s digital transformation – from the likes of Network Rail, SNCF Réseau, SBB, Green Cargo and the UIC – will all…
Pierre Tane (UIC), Dr. Gilles Dessagne (SNCF Réseau), Dr. Bob Janssen (EULYNX) and Airy Magnien (UIC), discuss the evolution of technology in implementing conceptual models of the railway system and the multifaceted advantages they can generate.
During the first day of InnoTrans 2022, the Global Railway Review team have been in Berlin to break the latest news.
Karsten Oberle, Head of Rail at Nokia, and Pierre Cotelle, Telecom Networks Solution Director at Alstom, share details about the progression of implementing future rail communications, and outline some industry use-cases including from India and Germany.
Ahead of moderating Global Railway Review’s upcoming Roundtable feature, Clément Gautier, Project Manager at the UIC, explores our understanding of precisely what a railway station is, and more importantly he details what this means for the station of 2022 and the future it will need to serve.
Packed full of exclusive content, including our InnoTrans 2022 preview, plus features from: Germany’s Federal Minister for Digital and Transport; the European Commissioner for Transport; Canadian Pacific; Norfolk Southern; the Association of American Railroads; the ERTMS Users Group; and many more!
Clément Gautier, Project Manager at the UIC, explains what challenges infrastructure managers face in operating small stations and explores the opportunities available to ensure they are utilised efficiently.
Lucie Anderton, Head of the Sustainability Unit at the UIC, explains the evolving role that train stations play as public spaces, and how these changes can benefit the growing street homelessness issue.
Grigore Havarneanu, Senior Research Advisor at the International Union of Railways (UIC), looks at the challenges that railways face in dealing with Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and explosive (CBRNe) attacks and how the EU-funded PROACTIVE project can help railway staff to better face these threats.
Network Rail staff have come to the aid of rail colleagues in Ukraine by delivering equipment that will help keep Ukrainian railways running.
With level crossing and railway trespass related collisions amounting to over 90 per cent of all railway accidents, Isabelle Fonverne, Senior Advisor for Safety and Interoperability at the UIC, explains why raising awareness of safety initiatives is now more important than ever and how ILCAD 2022 will play a part…
The authors in this In-Depth Focus explore a variety of topics, including: the IN2ZONE research project which aims to design and test a prototype next generation transition zone solution; the Harmotrack Project which is investigating acceleration measurements to monitor track quality; and the LOWNOISEPAD project which seeks to find an…