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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 level (...)

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17 June 2022

Immensely successful ILCAD events in Denver (Colorado), USA, from 8 to 10 June 2022

The three days of events, running from 8 to 10 June in Denver (Colorado), USA, were hosted by the Association of American Railroads (AAR), the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (...)

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2 June 2022

One week to ILCAD, International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) campaign and launch conference 9 June (...)

International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) is a worldwide initiative to improve awareness of level crossing safety. Since 2009 the campaign has been spearheaded by UIC, the worldwide railway organisation, (...)

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31 May 2022

The UIC, the International Road Federation (IRF) and Operation Lifesaver Estonia (OLE) renew their commitment to (...)

Within the framework of the “Second UN Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030”, the International Union of Railways (UIC) and the International Road Federation (IRF), worldwide associations for rail and road, (...)

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24 May 2022

2 weeks to ILCAD, International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) campaign and launch conference 9 June (...)

International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) is a worldwide initiative to improve awareness of level crossing safety. Since 2009 the campaign has been spearheaded by UIC, the worldwide railway organisation, (...)

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10 May 2022

One month until the 14th International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) launch conference on 9 June 2022, (...)

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

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1 April 2022

Global Level Crossing Network (GLCN) hybrid meeting hosted by Irish Rail in Dublin on 24 March (...)

A hybrid meeting of the Global Level Crossing Network (GLCN) was held in Dublin on 24 March, hosted by Irish Rail. The Chair of the GLCN, Allan Spence of Network Rail, officially opened the meeting and welcomed 48 (...)

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22 March 2022

REMINDER: 78 days to go the 14th International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) 9 June 2022, Denver (...)

Register as soon as possible here https://ilcad.org/ilcad/register International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) is a worldwide initiative to improve awareness for level crossing safety. Since 2009, the (...)

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9 February 2022

REMINDER: 119 days to go the 14th International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) 9 June 2022, Denver (...)

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

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20 January 2022

Kick-off of Operation Lifesaver’s year-long 50th anniversary celebration

Operation Lifesaver, the non-profit rail safety education and awareness organisation dedicated to reducing collisions, fatalities and injuries at level crossings and preventing trespassing on or near rail tracks, (...)

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15 December 2021

Partnership between the International Union of Railways, the International Road Federation and Operation Lifesaver (...)

Within the framework of the second UN Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030, the International Union of Railways (UIC) and the International Road Federation (IRF), two worldwide road and rail associations, (...)

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8 December 2021

14th International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) 9 June 2022, Denver (USA)

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

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23 November 2021

Safety Platform plenary meeting held on 16 November 2021

The UIC Safety Platform plenary meeting was held on 16 November. UIC Director General François Davenne opened the meeting, highlighting that safety is a fundamental value of the railways and is of high priority both (...)

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7 July 2021

ILCAD 2021 Campaign

An online conference to launch the 13th edition of the International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) was held on 10 June 2021. You can read the conference summary in English at https://bit.ly/3gE4aLb and watch (...)

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28 June 2021

UIC Safety Platform plenary session held online on 18 June

The plenary meeting of the UIC Safety Platform was held online on 18 June. The Chair of the Safety Platform, Ali Chegini (RSSB), opened the meeting by expressing his thanks to UIC and Network Rail, and in particular (...)

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16 June 2021

On 10 June, an online conference was co-organised by UIC and Network Rail to launch the 13th International Level (...)

300 people from 47 different countries around the world participated in the conference, which was streamed live at UTN-BA in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and at other locations worldwide. We had a great variety of (...)

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7 June 2021

REMINDER - ILCAD: a few days to go!

The 13th International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) will be officially launched at an international conference on 10 June from 14.00 to 18.00 (CEST, Paris time), co-organised by UIC and Network Rail. If you (...)

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3 June 2021

ILCAD: one week to go!

UIC is pleased to share two posters and two videos released for the 13th International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD), which will be officially launched at an international conference on 10 June from 14.00 to (...)

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4 May 2021

13th International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD)

This year's ILCAD launch conference will be held remotely, hosted by Network Rail at the National Railway Museum of York. Network Rail and the International Union of Railways (UIC) are pleased to invite you to the (...)

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19 April 2021

13th International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD), 10 June 2021

The ILCAD launch conference, postponed from 2020 to 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic and due to be hosted by Network Rail at the National Railway Museum of York as an in-person event, has again been cancelled due (...)

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26 March 2021

25th European Level Crossing Forum (ELCF) plenary meeting held on 18 March

The 25th European Level Crossing Forum (ELCF) plenary meeting was held online on 18 March. Allan Spence of Network Rail, the Chair of the ELCF, welcomed 44 participants from 17 countries, not only in Europe but also (...)

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24 March 2021

Online UIC Safety Platform plenary meeting held on 11 March

The UIC Safety Platform Plenary meeting was held online on 11 March. Opening the meeting, Frédéric Hénon, UIC Head of Operations and Safety, welcomed the participants on behalf of UIC and thanked Rolf Härdi of DB AG (...)

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25 February 2021

Charlotte’s unfinished story: a lifeline for those who put themselves at risk on railway tracks

https://press.infrabel.be/lhistoire-inachevee-de-charlotte-comme-une-ligne-de-vie-pour-ceux-qui-courent-des-risques-aux-abords-des-voies-ferrees On 24 July 2014, Charlotte lost her life in Groenendael, Belgium, hit (...)

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17 December 2020

New appointment: Mr Ali Chegini, Director of System Safety and Health at RSSB, has been appointed Chair of the UIC (...)

We are pleased to announce that Mr Ali Chegini, Director of System Safety and Health at RSSB, has been appointed Chair of the UIC Safety Platform for a two-year mandate from January 2021. Mr Chegini currently leads (...)

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14 December 2020

Coyote deploys its new “level crossing” alert in partnership with SNCF Réseau

With the ambition of providing increasingly relevant real-time information on road dangers to its community of 5 million members, COYOTE announced the deployment of its new “Level Crossing” alert, developed in (...)

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11 December 2020

November-December 2020: new edition of the INFRABEL level crossing safety awareness campaign for truck drivers in (...)

There were 45 accidents at level crossings in Belgium in 2019. 17 of them, accounting for more than one third of the total number, occurred at a level crossing in a port area. Unfortunately, this represents an (...)

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10 December 2020

Award for Infrabel level crossing safety awareness video at the Cannes Corporate & TV Awards (...)

November 2020: Award for Infrabel level crossing safety awareness video at the Cannes Corporate & TV Awards 2020 The Cannes festival awards the best corporate online films, documentaries and TV programmes. “For our (...)

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2 December 2020

Great success of the first UIC “Middle East” webinar on “Railway safety & level crossings” held remotely on 30 (...)

Mr Jerzy Wisniewski, UIC Director Fundamental Values and Coordinator of the UIC Region “Middle East”, opened the session on behalf of Mr François Davenne, UIC Director General, and welcomed all participants. He said (...)

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30 November 2020

Safety Platform plenary meeting held remotely on 17 November 2020

Rolf Härdi (DB AG), Chair of the UIC Safety Platform, welcomed all participants, including those from the USA and Iran for the first time, and introduced Frédéric Hénon, UIC Head of Operations & Safety since July 2020 (...)

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