Lisandro López Piñeyro
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 in 2009: 13912

Total number of LX in 2010: 13912

Accidents in 2007: 655
Accidents in 2008: 622
Accidents in 2009: 542
Accidents in 2010: 613

Fatalities in 2007: 120
Fatalities in 2008: 155
Fatalities in 2009: 126
Fatalities in 2010: 132

Awareness measures

Media focus by distributing the ILCAD press release

ILCAD video and press release on Operacion salvavidas and ALAF websites

Distribution of the ILCAD Press release through a monthly digital bulletin and publication on the Operacion salvavidas website

Publication of the press release in newspapers "LA RAZON", "CLARIN", "LA NACION" and the railway magazine "Latinrieles"

Distribution of leaflets in schools and level crossings

Posters in train stations

ILCAD video on national tv

OL videos + safety messages on big screens in 5 main railway stations
Safety messages on the main radio channels

Special ALAF newsletter sent per email to all ALAF members in central and South America
public organisations, railway constructors, consultants in latin America


  • ALAF (Association of Latin American Railways)
  • Operacion Salvadidas (Operation lifesaver Argentina) -[http://operacionsalvavidas.com.ar/index.php]
    Operacion Salvadidas (Operation lifesaver Argentina) - Asociación Latinoamericana de Ferrocarriles (ALAF)
    Ferrocarril Trenes de Buenos Aires
    Ferrocarril Linea San Martin
    Ferrocarril Linea Belgrano Sur
    Ferrocarril Linea Belgrano Norte
    Ferrocarril Metrovias

ALAF and their Railway members in Central and South America:
Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Méjico, Paraguay, Perú, Uruguay, Venezuela