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ILCAD 2020

1. - 12th ILCAD CAMPAIGN still ongoing on 11 June 2020

  • a press release with basic but important LC safety messages and statistics will be published on this occasion.
  • some ILCAD country partners may relay the information using social media or organising activities according to the COVID-19 related situation.
  • A web-conference is organised on 11 June 2020 (13:00-16:00) with a light draft programme attached.
    Read https://uic.org/com/uic-e-news/691/?mc_cid=f4ab76dd44&mc_eid=52b4c9c5ae
    To register click here

2. - ILCAD 2020 LAUNCH CONFERENCE POSTPONED TO 2021

  • ILCAD campaign will occur in its usual form next year.
  • Due to the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak, the 13th edition of the International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) launch conference hosted by Britain’s railway infrastructure manager; Network Rail, will take place on Thursday 10 June 2021 at the National Railway Museum in York.
  • Also, Network Rail will be holding its annual Level Crossing Innovation Day on Wednesday 9 June 2021 between 10:00 and 16:00. It is a ’drop-in’ event to showcase innovative products and services related to the development and safety of level crossings and to get the level crossing community talking about innovation. There will be stands from Network Rail teams as well as a range of suppliers, and demonstrations covering many key elements of level crossing improvement, details will be published at a later date.
  • There will be a social event on the evening of Wednesday 9 June 2021,
  • and a technical visit on Friday 11 June 2021. Details will be published at a later date. The technical visit will be organised so that you may participate only in the morning and be dropped at a train station to catch your train or plane connections to leave on Friday. You may also participate in the whole day.

All useful information will be published at a later date.

What is ILCAD?

ILCAD, led by the International Union of Railways (UIC), brings together railway industry representatives, road authorities, academics and more from around the world.
ILCAD aims to raise awareness about the dangers associated with the road/rail interfaces (level crossings).
ILCAD is a joint commitment that began in 2009 with ELCAD (EU countries + Israel). Since then, UIC has been coordinating this worldwide event to raise public awareness about the dangers at level crossings.

Read also special edition on level crossing safety in Global Railway Review
https://www.globalrailwayreview.com/article/99122/global-railway-review-issue-2-2020/

For any question please contact: Isabelle Fonverne