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Safety at level crossings: Evaluate, engage and enforce

Isabelle Fonverne, Senior Advisor for Safety at the International Union…

6 July 2020 | By

Isabelle Fonverne, Senior Advisor for Safety at the International Union of Railways (UIC), writes that, to better address risks at level crossings, soft or harder measures must be taken not only by the railways, but also by the road sector and relevant authorities.

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In-Depth Focus: Level Crossing Safety

The battle to increase safety at rail level crossings has…

14 April 2020 | By

The battle to increase safety at rail level crossings has not yet been won. Read on to find out how the railway industry and other sectors must work more closely together to reduce risks and improve safety.

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Global Railway Review Issue 2 2020

This issue includes articles about keeping railways operational during the…

14 April 2020 | By

This issue includes articles about keeping railways operational during the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of aerial visual and thermal imaging techniques to monitor Britain's rail infrastructure, improving India’s rail network with state-of-the-art technology, an In-Depth Focus on Level Crossing Safety, plus much more.

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Expert Panel: Level crossing safety

As part of our Level Crossing Safety In-Depth Focus, Global…

18 April 2019 | By , ,

As part of our Level Crossing Safety In-Depth Focus, Global Railway Review asked our Expert Panel: Motorists who misuse level crossings are often the main cause of accidents, but how can the railway industry manage motorist behaviour to significantly reduce the risks at level crossings?

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The battle to increase safety has not yet been won

Accidents at level crossings are a global issue. Here, Isabelle…

15 April 2019 | By

Accidents at level crossings are a global issue. Here, Isabelle Fonverne, Senior Advisor for Safety and Interoperability at the UIC, highlights that collisions between trains and heavy road vehicles result in a great number of fatalities and severe injuries. Isabelle underlines that the railway industry and other sectors must work…

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Raising awareness of level crossing dangers

Recent headlines and statistics suggest that many pedestrians and motorists…

5 June 2018 | By

Recent headlines and statistics suggest that many pedestrians and motorists do not understand the dangers of level crossings. Is the rail sector doing enough to help educate the public? With this year’s International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) just around the corner, Global Railway Review takes a look at how…

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Level Crossing Safety In-Depth Focus 2018

Unfortunately, injuries and fatalities occur too often at level crossings…

4 June 2018 | By

Unfortunately, injuries and fatalities occur too often at level crossings around the world, but they could be prevented. The rail sector is actively working to reduce risks and prevent accidents.

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International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) 2017

Now in its ninth year, The International Level Crossing Awareness…

14 July 2017 | By

Now in its ninth year, The International Level Crossing Awareness Day emphases the importance of safety at level crossings. Global Railway Review sat down with Isabelle Fonverne, Projects Officer of Safety and Interoperability at the IUC and some other attendees of the event to discuss this important topic...

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Level Crossing Safety supplement

In this Level Crossing Safety supplement: Improving on improvements; Reducing…

6 August 2013 | By

In this Level Crossing Safety supplement: Improving on improvements; Reducing fatalities – a high priority for Lithuanian Railways; Reducing fatalities – a worldwide issue (Isabelle Fonverne, Safety and Interoperability Projects Officer, UIC)...