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Contact

Latvijas dzelzceļš (Latvian Railway, LDz)

  • Family name: Sakse
  • First name: Biruta
  • E-mail address: biruta.sakse ldz.lv
  • Telephone number: +371 6723 2856
  • Contact name and coordinates of the Press/Communication person in LDZ:
  • Ms Linda Štokmane – Head of Public and Corporate Relations Unit,
  • linda.stokmane ldz.lv,
  • telephone: +371 6723 4567

“Back to school’ safety campaign: http://bnn-news.com/14-people-died-...

Total number of LX in 2007: 750
Total number of LX in 2008: 689
Total number of LX in 2009: 666
Total number of LX in 2010: 557
Total number of LX in 2011: 557
Total number of LX in 2012: 556
Total number of LX in 2013: 556

Total number of accidents (cars/pedestrians):

  • Year 2010 – 11 (11/0)
  • Year 2011 – 14 (10/4)
  • Year 2012 – 15 (10/5)
  • Year 2013 – 6 (4/2)

Number of collisions with commercial vehicles (buses, trucks, taxis):

  • Year 2013 – 4

Total number of fatalities (cars/pedestrians):

  • Year 2010 – 3/0
  • Year 2011 – 2/0
  • Year 2012 – 3/4
  • Year 2013 – 0/2

Number of fatalities due to collisions with commercial vehicles:

  • Year 2013 – 0
  • Total length of lines (km): 1859,2
  • Total numbers of train km/year (thousands): 20330 (passenger and freight in total)

Awareness measures

On the level crossing in Riga a demonstration of the collision between a train and a “human being” – a mannequin (weight: 80 kg, height: 1.85 cm) filled with a red filling – took place during the press conference https://vimeo.com/43595845

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  • Latvian Railways video:
  • Latvian Railways video:

Partners

  • The Latvian State Police
  • The Road Traffic Safety Department
  • The world-class Latvian motorcyclists

Publications