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15 September 2020

Rail Safety Week (10 – 16 August 2020) success in New Zealand, despite challenges

] New Zealand's Rail Safety Week turned out to be ‘Rail Safety Two Days' after Covid-19 re-emerged in the community, causing the cancellation of some major events. The week got off to a good start with an official (...)

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2 September 2020

Rail Safety week in the USA, Canada and Mexico

] The goal of Rail Safety Week (RSW) is to raise awareness of the need for rail safety education and empower the general public to keep themselves safe near highway-rail grade crossings and railroad rights-of-way. (...)

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30 June 2020

UIC Safety Platform held remotely on 25 June 2020

] Mr. Rolf Härdi, Vorstandsressort Digitalisierung & Technik Strategie, Innovation & neue Technologien at DB AG and also UIC Safety Platform Chairman welcomed over 30 participants and in particular new members: Mr. (...)

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16 June 2020

Tweet of the week 8 – 12 June

] https://bit.ly/2ULrxIO

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16 June 2020

12th International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) held on 11 June 2020 via web-conference

] 130 participants on average online (180 registered) from 40 countries from all around the world (Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, India, South Korea, Middle East, Africa, USA, Central and South America). (...)

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9 June 2020

ILCAD, Save the date!

] Due to the worldwide Covid-19 outbreak, the launch conference of ILCAD (International Level Crossing Awareness Day) was postponed to 2021. Nevertheless, we have decided to stick to the fixed date, 11 June 2020 (...)

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9 June 2020

Finance Platform held on 4 June 2020 at UIC HQ

] The annual UIC Finance Platform took place on 4 June 2020. The vocation of the Finance Platform is to address cross-sector, financial matters on behalf of European active members, in particular: Repayment of (...)

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2 June 2020

Eight days to go to ILCAD!

] Due to the worldwide Covid-19 outbreak, the launch conference of ILCAD (International Level Crossing Awareness Day) was postponed to 2021. Nevertheless, we have decided to stick on the fixed date, 11 June 2020 (...)

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12 May 2020

ILCAD (International Level Crossing Awareness Day) physical launch conference 2020 postponed to (...)

] Register here for the web-conference: https://uic.org/events/webconference-12th-ilcad-campaign-11-june-2020 Due to the worldwide Covid-19 outbreak, the launch conference of ILCAD (International Level Crossing (...)

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28 April 2020

European project SAFER-LC (Safer level crossing by integrating and optimising road-rail infrastructure management (...)

] The European research project SAFER-LC (Safer level crossing by integrating and optimising road-rail infrastructure management and design) is coming to an end after three years of hard work and held its Final (...)

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10 March 2020

Invitation: ILCAD Launch Conference to be held on 11 June 2020 in York, United Kingdom

] We are pleased to invite you to 12th edition of The International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) hosted by Britain's railway infrastructure manager Network Rail, on Thursday 11 June 2020 at the National (...)

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26 November 2019

22nd European Level Crossing Forum (ELCF) Plenary meeting and ILCAD Task Force meeting held on 21 November (...)

] Almost 30 participants from 11 different countries Allan Spence, Network Rail (ELCF Chairman) warmly thanked our hosts, the Italian Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport and welcomed all participants. The (...)

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24 September 2019

Save the date for the 12th International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) to be held on 11 June 2020 in York, (...)

] We are most happy to announce that Britain's railway infrastructure manager, Network Rail, will host the launch conference of the 12th edition of ILCAD on 11 June 2020, at the National Railway Museum in York. (...)

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2 July 2019

UIC Safety Platform Steering Group meeting held on 26 June 2019 at DB AG in Berlin

] Rolf Härdi, UIC Safety Platform Chairman welcomed all participants in Berlin. Bart Hoogcarspel, ProRail; Rikie Eloot, Infrabel; Masayoshi Toyohara, JR East and Alexander Ivanenko, RZD presented some safety events (...)

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11 June 2019

Successful ILCAD Launch Conference as part of the 11th edition of the International Level Crossing Awareness Day on (...)

] On 6 June, UIC, together with ProRail and 180 guests, joined efforts around the 11th edition of the International Level Crossing Awareness Day. After Brussels, Warsaw, Paris, Geneva, Lisbon, Istanbul, Riga, (...)

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4 June 2019

UIC launches the 11th International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) to be held on 6 June 2019 in Amersfoort, (...)

] On 6 June, the International Union of Railways (UIC), together with various stakeholders from the rail and road sectors, road safety authorities, academia and international institutions, will gather for the 11th (...)

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14 May 2019

11th edition of ILCAD “International Level Crossing Awareness Day” on 6 June 2019 in Amersfoort, (...)

] On 6 June, the International Union of Railways (UIC) together with various stakeholders from the rail and the road sectors, road safety authorities, academics and international institutions will join efforts (...)

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2 April 2019

21st European Level Crossing Forum (ELCF) Plenary Meeting held on 26 March 2019 in Paris

] The meeting was attended by 46 people from 16 different countries including USA and Australia as well as 15 speakers following the UIC Workshop on “Trespassing and suicide prevention” held on 25 March. Jeroen (...)

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15 January 2019

2016 ILCAD video nominated at the first African Forum for Road Safety held from 13 – 15 November 2018 in (...)

] The African Forum for Road Safety is supported by the Laser International Foundation and is a key event for the future of road safety on the continent. Following on from the 2017 Global Road Safety Film Festival (...)

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16 October 2018

20th European Level Crossing Forum (ELCF) Plenary meeting ILCAD Task Force meeting held on 9 October 2018 at the (...)

] Jeroen Nederlof, Level Crossing Manager at ProRail, Netherlands and ELCF Chairman together with Isabelle Fonverne, Senior Advisor, Safety at UIC welcomed all participants (see photos). They warmly thanked FFE (...)

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12 June 2018

Successful 10th edition of ILCAD, the International Level Crossing Awareness Day, held under the theme of “Safety of (...)

] The 10th edition of ILCAD, the International Level Crossing Awareness Day, was held on 7 June 2018 in Zagreb, Croatia, hosted by UIC, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences (University of Zagreb) and Croatian (...)

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5 June 2018

10th edition of ILCAD, “International Level Crossing Awareness Day” to be held on 7 June 2018

] To watch the ILCAD 2018 launch conference, here is link for the live stream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORTLQJ7bqDg&feature=youtu.be Video message by Jean-Pierre Loubinoux, DG of UIC (...)

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29 May 2018

10th edition of ILCAD, “International Level Crossing Awareness Day”, 7 June 2018

] www.ilcad.org To celebrate the 10th edition of ILCAD and stick to the public targeted, we have created three posters in English, French and Spanish that ILCAD partners may use for their campaign (see posters (...)

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20 February 2018

UIC Safety Platform plenary meeting was followed by a Workshop on level crossing safety at UIC on 14 February (...)

] Morning session: UIC Safety Platform plenary meeting Mr Loubinoux opened the session and stressed the crucial importance of the Safety Platform and its activities. The Safety Platform members then had the (...)

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5 December 2017

European Level Crossing Forum (ELCF) plenary meeting held on 30 November at UIC in Paris

] 30 participants from 15 different countries participated in the European Level Crossing Forum (ELCF) plenary meeting at the UIC HQ and the ILCAD Task Force meeting to debrief on ILCAD 2017, and prepare ILCAD (...)

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5 December 2017

ILCAD Task Force Group met on 1 December 2017 at SNCF Réseau in Paris

] The International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) spearheaded by UIC was established in 2009 at the initiative of the ELCF group (European Level Crossing Forum) composed of actors of different sectors: rail, (...)

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14 November 2017

5th Regional ERA Workshop held on 7 November 2017 in Budapest

] 200 participants from 9 different countries (including 23 speakers) participated in this workshop: mainly representing ERA, the railway sector, NSAs, universities and the railway industry. The workshop was split (...)

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28 June 2016

UIC participated in the 14th edition of the Global Level Crossing Safety & Trespass Prevention Symposium 2016 (...)

] Enabling safe performance at level crossings The Global Level Crossing Safety and Trespass Symposium (GLXS) is a biennial event bringing together engineering, safety, security, human factors, practitioners, (...)

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7 June 2016

Save the Date for the 8th edition of the International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD)

] On 10 and 11 June, the UIC, the worldwide railway association, the international rail community and many partners from the road sector as well as a number of international institutions will be holding the 8th (...)

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3 May 2016

Invitation to take part in international conference as part of ILCAD 2016

] To celebrate ILCAD 2016, LDz (Latvian Railways), OLE (Operation Lifesaver Estonia) and UIC are most happy to invite you to Riga on 10 June 2016 to take part in the international conference “How to improve safety (...)

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