Lisandro López Piñeyro from Operacion Salvadidas: info@operacionsalvavidas.com.ar
+ 54 11 4316-5527
Arnaldo Ercoli from ALAF: alaf2@alaf.int.ar
+ 54 11 4342-7271 o 4345-4006

Total number of LX: 16723

Accidents in 2007: 280
Accidents in 2008: 314
Accidents in 2009: 278

Fatalities in 2007: 120
Fatalities in 2008: 155
Fatalities in 2009: 126

Awareness measures

OL Argentina:

  • EU/ILCAD video on Operacion salvavidas website
  • Distribution of the ILCAD Press release through a monthly digital bulletin and publication on the
    Operacion salvavidas website
  • Distribution of leaflets in schools and level crossings
  • Posters in train stations


  • EU/ILCAD video on website
  • Distribution of the ILCAD press release sent in spanish and portuguese to the ALAF railway members (in Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Méjico, Paraguay, Perú, Uruguay, Venezuela) to public organisations, railway constructors, consultants in latin America
  • Special ALAF newsletter sent per email to all their members


  • ALAF (Association of Latin American Railways)
  • Operacion Salvadidas (Operation lifesaver Argentina)
  • Trains of Buenos aires
  • UGOFE Linea San Martin
  • UGOFE Linea Belgrano Sur



Operation Lifesaver Argentina