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22 May 2024

TRESPAD 2024 videos released to celebrate the 3rd edition of TRESPAD

TRESPAD 2024 videos released to celebrate the 3rd edition of TRESPAD The 3rd edition of TRESPAD (Trespass Awareness Day) is to be launched on 5 June 2024. Trespassing and suicide incidents on or near railway (…)

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15 May 2024

ILCAD 2024 video released to celebrate 16th edition of ILCAD to be launched on 6 June 2024 in Buenos Aires, Argentina

We are about to launch the 16th edition of ILCAD on 6 June. For this occasion, the ILCAD 2024 video has just been published, bringing together CCTV footage to show the misuse of some level crossings in various (…)

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3 April 2024

Registration now open for ILCAD and TRESPAD launch conferences

UIC has the pleasure of inviting you to the 3rd edition of TRESPAD on 5 June and the 16th edition of ILCAD on 6 June 2024 in Buenos Aires. This will be followed by technical and social visits on 7 June from the (…)

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25 March 2024

Reminder - Save the dates – Calls for papers ILCAD / TRESPAD 2024

Final Calls for papers ILCAD / TRESPAD 2024 The 16th edition of ILCAD (International Level Crossing Awareness Day) on 6 June 2024 will be preceded by the 3rd edition of TRESPAD (Trespass Awareness Day) on 5 June. (…)

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12 March 2024

31st meeting of the UIC Global Level Crossing Network (GLCN) held in Madrid on 7 and 8 March 2024

On 7 and 8 March 2024, 46 level crossing safety experts from 18 countries from Europe, USA and Japan took part, in person or online, in the 31st meeting of the UIC Global Level Crossing Network (GLCN) hosted by ADIF (…)

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12 March 2024

9th meeting of the UIC Trespass and Suicide Prevention Network (TreSP-Network) held on 6 March 2024 in Madrid

On 6 March, 45 participants (in person and online) from 16 countries, including USA and Japan, were hosted by ADIF and the Foundation of Spanish Railways (Fundación de los Ferrocarriles Españoles – FFE) at the (…)

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24 January 2024

TRESPAD website published

On 5 and 6 June 2024, the ILCAD and TRESPAD international conferences will launch two UIC global public safety awareness campaigns, co-organised byUIC and the Argentinian Transport Safety Board (Junta de Seguridad en (…)

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17 January 2024

Save the dates – Calls for papers ILCAD / TRESPAD 2024

The 16th edition of ILCAD (International Level Crossing Awareness Day) on 6 June 2024 will be preceded by the 3rd edition of TRESPAD (Trespass Awareness Day) on 5 June. The ILCAD and TRESPAD campaigns will be (…)

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19 December 2023

Dr Ann Mills nominated to the position of UIC Safety Platform Vice-Chair

Dr Ann Mills is the Deputy Director for RSSB's System Safety and Health Directorate. She leads a mixed disciplined department that is responsible for executing the GB Rail Industry Health and Safety Strategy. Mills (…)

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12 December 2023

8th TreSP-Network meeting hosted on 5 December 2023 in Stockholm by the National Centre for Suicide Research and (…)

Ann Mills, RSSB Deputy Director System Safety & Health and Chair of the TreSP-Network, welcomed members and thanked our hosts, in particular Johan Fredin-Knutzén and all his colleagues at the National Centre (…)

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15 November 2023

UIC Safety Platform meeting and a profile of their new leadership

The UIC Safety Platform (SP) met on 9 November 2023 in a hybrid format, with its Chair, Ali Chegini, welcoming all of the members. Ali Chegini, Director of System Safety and Health at RSSB and Chair of the UIC (…)

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2 November 2023

International Interoperability Symposium takes place

On 24 October 2023, the UIC and its members Trenitalia and Adif (the Spanish infrastructure manager) participated in the “International Interoperability Symposium” (Coloquio Internacional De Interoperabilidad) (…)

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24 October 2023

30th Global Level Crossing Network meeting hosted by DB NETZ in Frankfurt on 12 and 13 October 2023

46 participants from 20 countries (Australia, Japon, Europe, USA, Canada and Chile) participated in the 30th Global Level Crossing Network meeting, kindly hosted by DB NETZ in Frankfurt am Main on 12 and 13 October (…)

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6 July 2023

ILCAD and TRESPAD campaigns 2023

While 140 delegates from 28 countries: Europe, Canada, USA, Argentina, Iran, Senegal, South Africa, Japan…) took part in the TRESPAD 2023 launch conference (Trespass Prevention Awareness Day) and in the ILCAD 2023 (…)

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26 June 2023

Launch conference for the 15th edition of ILCAD takes place

On 15 June 2023, the launch conference for the 15th edition of ILCAD was held at the Royal Castle of Warsaw, Poland. It was officially opened by prominent speakers, with UIC President, Krzysztof Mamiński, President (…)

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21 June 2023

Successful TreSPAD Launch Conference held on 14 June 2023

On 14 June 2023, Katarzyna Kucharek, CEO of the PKP Group Foundation, Poland, and Vice-Chair of the UIC Global Level Crossing Network (GLCN) officially kicked off the international launch conference of the 2nd (…)

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14 June 2023

15th edition of International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD), 15 June 2023

Rail travel remains the safest land-based transport mode, due in large part to the rigorous focus on safe infrastructure and procedures. Quite properly, rail passengers can expect to safely reach their destination. (…)

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31 May 2023

2 weeks to TRESPAD and ILCAD 2023 in Warsaw, Poland

On 14 and 15 June 2023 we expect prominent speakers and experts in level crossing safety, trespass and suicide prevention from 15 countries (Belgium, Czech Republic, Croatia, Denmark, France, England, Italy, (…)

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25 May 2023

20 days to ILCAD 2023

Our video, bringing together some CCTV footage, shows the misuse of some level crossings in various countries. ILCAD 2023 targets this year “Drivers of agricultural and industrial vehicles” using level crossings”. (…)

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17 May 2023

Less than one month to register to ILCAD and TreSPAD launch Conferences 14 & 15 June 2023, Warsaw

UIC has the pleasure to invite you to the 2nd edition of TreSPAD on 14 June and the 15th edition of ILCAD on 15 June followed by a technical visit on 16 June 2023 at the kind invitation of PKP and PKP Group (…)

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23 March 2023

FTIA welcomes the UIC Global Level Crossing Network to Helsinki

The Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency (FTIA) https://vayla.fi/en/ welcomed the UIC Global Level Crossing Network (GLCN) to Helsinki on 16-17 March 2023, which comprised of a technical visit and a hybrid (…)

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3 March 2023

6th TreSP Network meeting hosted by Infrabel

More than 40 people participated in the 6th TreSP Network meeting which was hosted in Belgium in a hybrid format by Infrabel on 1 March 2023, with Dr. Ann Mills, Deputy Director of System Safety & Health at RSSB (…)

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8 February 2023

The Education and Innovation to Improve Safety at Level Crossings Conference held in Zagreb

On 2 February 2023, the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences of the University of Zagreb hosted a conference on “Education and innovation to improve safety at level crossings” within the scientific research (…)

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19 January 2023

Save the Date - Call for papers

The International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) is a worldwide initiative to improve awareness around level crossing safety. Since 2009 the campaign has been spearheaded by the International Union of Railways (…)

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24 November 2022

Hybrid annual UIC Safety Platform Plenary meeting

Ali Chegini, Director of Systems and Health at RSSB and Chair of the UIC Safety Platform welcomed all of the members taking part online or in person at UIC HQ in Paris. Participants and, in particular, new members (…)

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6 October 2022

The 4th Multinational Hybrid Meeting of the UIC Trespass and Suicide Prevention Network (TreSP-Network) meets in London.

30 participants from the EU, USA, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan were welcomed to the RSSB building in London by Dr. Ann Mills, who opened the session, greeting those there in-person and online. Dr. (…)

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6 October 2022

The Korean Transportation Safety Authority (KTSA) visits UIC

The visit took place on 3 October 2022 with Frédéric Hénon (UIC Head of Operations and Safety), Virginie Papillault (Manager for UIC Safety Culture and Organisational Factors), and Isabelle Fonverne (Senior Advisor (…)

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3 October 2022

The 8th edition of the ProKolej Conference on Level Crossing Safety took place on 12 September 2022 in Warsaw, Poland

How can railway crossings be made safer? It will never be possible to stop roads and railways intersecting and therefore there will always be places such as level crossings, which pose a risk to safety. There are (…)

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30 June 2022

Around 45 countries on board to celebrate the 14th edition of the global ILCAD campaign on 9 June 2022

On 9 June 2022, 160 delegates shared best practices on level crossing safety at the UIC international conference to launch the 14th edition of ILCAD hosted by AAR/FRA/OLI at the Cable Center, Denver (CO, USA). The (…)

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17 June 2022

On 9 June 2022, four keynote speakers welcomed the 160 delegates and officially opened the international conference (…)

François Davenne, Director General of the International Union of Railways (UIC), opened proceedings, saying: “International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) is a worldwide initiative to improve awareness of (…)

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