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European Commission workshop on Level Crossing Safety

Brussels, 15-16 April 2010

  • Thursday-Friday, 15-16 April 2010
  • European Commission - Brussels

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Programmepdf(84 kB)

Welcome address by Enrico Grillo Pasquarelli, Director, Land Transport, European Commissionpdf(20 kB)


Panel 1: Policy
SpeakerOrganisation / Member StateTheme
Virginia TanaseUNECE, Geneva - Transport Division United Nations Rules and Best Practices on Level Crossing Safetypdf(283 kB)
Kirsi PajunenEuropean Railway Agency European approach to Level Crossingpdf(279 kB)
Philippe FeltzRFF, France - French LC safety policyRanking of risk control activitiespdf(487 kB)
Michael WoodsRSSB, United Kingdom - Head of Operations and Management ResearchLevel crossing signs and traffic signalspdf(482 kB)
Libor LochmanCER - Panel moderator Panel reportpdf(42 kB)
Panel 2: Engineering
SpeakerOrganisation / Member StateTheme
Gary ClarkBritish Transport Police, United Kingdom The BTP Four E’s approachpdf(521 kB)
Belkacem LaimoucheSETRA, France The various solutions for improvementpdf(3 MB)
Graham VerschaeveBelgian police The Belgian experiencepdf(555 kB)
Jürgen MengeTransport Ministry of Rheinland Pfalz, Germany - Panel moderator Panel reportpdf(57 kB)
Panel 3: Enforcement
SpeakerOrganisation / Member StateTheme
Jürgen MengeTransport Ministry of Rheinland Pfalz, GermanyLevel Crossing Inspectionpdf(3 MB)
Belkacem Laimouche  SETRA, France   Diagnosis of Level Railway Crossing Safetypdf(992 kB)
   Level crossing description (theme 0)pdf(148 kB)
   Level crossing geometry (theme 1)pdf(120 kB)
   Visibility, by day and by night (theme 2)pdf(523 kB)
   Legibility (theme 3)pdf(237 kB)
   Vulnerable users by day (theme 4)pdf(206 kB)
   Other remarks (theme 5)pdf(34 kB)
Lorenzo Muñoz PascualADIF, SpainThe Spanish approachpdf(2 MB)
Olle MornellBanverket, Sweden A web based IT system for level crossings - LX-webpdf(729 kB)
Hansjörg ManzTechnische Universität Braunschweig, Germany - Panel moderator Panel reportpdf(34 kB)
Panel 4: Education
SpeakerOrganisation / Member StateTheme
Virginie PapillaultUIC Why do people do what they do at level crossingspdf(335 kB)
Ilyas DaoudETSCDeveloping awareness raising strategies on LX safetypdf(2 MB)
Tamo VahemetsEstonia Operational Life Saverpdf(573 kB)
Katarzyna WierżajtysPKP, Poland Awareness campaign Safe rail-road level crossing – “Stop and live!”pdf(4 MB)
Philippe FeltzRFF, FranceOrganise a national awareness campaignpdf(2 MB)
Simon FletcherUIC - Panel moderatorPanel report
Additional presentations
SpeakerOrganisation / Member StateTheme
Hansjörg ManzInstitute for Traffic Safety and Automation EngineeringBenefits of the Level Crossing Knowledge Management System for European Level Crossing Safetypdf(708 kB)
Josef TesaříkCzech RepublicRoad traffic accidents in the Czech Republic in 2009pdf(615 kB)
Jürgen PripflKfV - AustriaHuman Factors Issues at Level Crossings: Some facts and theories from literaturepdf(435 kB)