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Contact

_ Lithuanian Railways
Giedrius Judickas
email: g.judickas@litrail.lt
Tel number : +370 5 269 25 66

Contact names for the Press/Communication:
Gintaras Sinkevicius
G.sinkevicius@litrail.lt
+ 370 5 269 38 61
and
Andrius Janusauskas
andrius.j@litrail.lt
+ 370 5 269 33 04

Address of my company’s website : http://www.litrail.lt


Total number of LX in 2008: 523
Total number of LX in 2009: 530
Total number of LX in 2010: 536
Total number of LX in 2011: 538
Total number of LX in 2012: 538
Total number of LX in 2013: 545

Accidents in 2008: 14
Accidents in 2009: 15
Accidents in 2010: 11
Accidents in 2011: 15
Accidents in 2012: 9
Accidents in 2013: 15

Fatalities in 2008: 7
Fatalities in 2009: 7
Fatalities in 2010: 5
Fatalities in 2011: 6
Fatalities in 2012: 3
Fatalities in 2013: 5

Total length of lines (km) : 2,188

Total number of train km/year (thousands) : 14,145

Partners:

  • Police forces
  • the Railway Museum

Awareness measures
- Use of Press release.
- Safety leaflet distributed.
- Use of the ILCAD videos on the Lithuanian Railways internet website.
- From 3th until 5t June: preventive action at high risk level crossings where drivers will be informed about accidents which have occurred in the past at level crossings and correct procedures of passage.
- They also will be asked to conform to the safety requirements as laid down with The Road Traffic Rules. This action will be performed by the Traffic Police and Lithuanian Railways staff.
- Lectures regarding the safe passage at level crossings and other railway safety requirements for school pupils will be held in the Railway Museum.
- Articles concerning safe passage at level crossings and safety information will be published in the Regional/National Press.
- Use of the UNECE/BAV/UIC video 2014 on Internet