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1. Representant for GREAT BRITAIN: England, Scotland and Wales: NETWORK RAIL

_Contact for technical details:
- Darren Furness, Head of Level Crossings
- darren.furness1 networkrail.co.uk
- Contact names and coordinates (tel, email address) of the Press/Communication person(s) in my -company : Kerryanne Delbridge (PG Dip
- DigM) MCIM DipM BA(Hons) HNDip
- Communications Manager
- National Level Crossing Team
- Network Rail
- External: +441908 783546
- Mobile: 07739 785899
- kerryanne.delbridge networkrail.co.uk
or
- Kate Snowden, Head of Media Campaigns
- Tel + 44 7799337367
- Kate.Snowden networkrail.co.uk
- Address of company’s website :
- http://www.networkrail.co.uk/aspx/1...
- Weblink to our dedicated level crossings’ website :
- http://www.networkrail.co.uk/level-...
- Weblink of our company’s dedicated facebook page :
- https://www.facebook.com/#!/network...
- Weblink to our company’s dedicated twitter page :
- https://twitter.com/networkrail
- Weblink to our company’s videos website (youtube, viameo...) :
http://www.youtube.com/user/networkrail
- www.rail-life.co.uk

- Total number of level crossings in 2009: 6968
- Total number of LC in 2010 : 6597
- Total number of LC in 2011 : 6450
- Total number of LC in 2012 : 6314
- Total number of LC in 2013 : 6293

- Total number of accidents in 2007: 16
- Total number of accidents in 2008: 28
- Total number of accidents in 2010 : 16
- Total number of accidents in 2011 : 12
- Total number of accidents in 2012 : 13
- Total number of accidents in 2013 : 15 Number of collisions with commercial vehicles (buses, trucks, taxis) in 2013 : 1 tractor

- Total number of fatalities in 2007: 12
- Total number of fatalities in 2008: 15
- Total number of fatalities in 2009: 14
- Total number of fatalities in 2010 : 6
- Total number of fatalities in 2011 : 5
- Total number of fatalities in 2012 : 7
- Total number of fatalities in 2013 : 7

- Number of fatalities due to collisions with commercial vehicles in 2013 : 0

- In 2013 out of a total of 142 near miss with vehicles at leavel crossings, 17% were with professional drivers.

- Total length of lines (km) : over 35400
- Total number of train km/year (thousands) : 24,000 train services a day, 1.5 passenger journeys a year

List of partners involved in our 2014 campaign :

  • NR (Network Rail)
  • RSSB (Railway Safety Standards Board)
  • ORR
  • Industry
  • British Transport Police
  • Haulage firms
  • Coach, bus, local driving schools,
  • HGV firms,
  • van drivers,
  • taxi drivers,
  • farmers
  • National/Regional media

List of awareness measures foreseen in our country on 3 June 2014 :

  • With this year’s theme being professional drivers, Network Rail’s level crossing community of 100 Level Crossing Managers and national support network of Community Safety Managers have selected a wide variety of crossings that not only cause problems for our network regularly, but crossings that we know have a high usage of professional drivers, or are situated near industrial estates.
  • Launching a programme of engagement / activity targeting professional drivers, where the Routes will be meeting with local companies / employers of professional drivers with significant driving fleets, as part of an educational programme. For example, targeting professional drivers of large HGVs, with intentions of lowering their speed on approach to crossings.
  • Proposals for 3 June 2014 are also more concentrated on the power of social media advertising. We plan to use Twitter to send out approved material to a host of local and national companies including haulage firms, Royal Mail, First Group, Stage Coach Buses, local driving schools and DVLA.
  • We will also use our close partnerships to send flyers electronically to all members, and employers of large fleets.
  • Our ILCAD 2014 campaign will also include national safety events at over 100 level crossings, supported with leaflets, posters, presentations, car stickers and e-footers / digital collateral.
  • We have a national and local media plan to follow-up with after the event has taken place, which will target local businesses close to level crossings and large employers of professional drivers.
  • Use of the 2014 film made in collaboration between UIC/UNECE and the Swiss Federal Ministry of Transport
  • Use of ILCAD 2014 posters
  • Our company will organise an exhibition around the 4th UIC drawing contest for children on level crossing safety
  • Link to a video or poster that our company has made for ILCAD (even for past campaigns) : http://www.networkrail.co.uk/level-...

Publications

Videos, Photos, Posters, Leaflets

  • Network rail video published on 8 October 2012, at the occasion of the Global Level Crossing and Trespass Symposium in London
  • 2. Second ILCAD partner in Northern Ireland

- Translink - NI Railways
- LAST NAME : Pollock
- First name : Keith
- E-mail address : keith.pollock translink.co.uk
- Telephone number : + 44 028 9035 1201
- Contact names and coordinates of the Press/Communication person(s) in my company :
- Julie Sherlock Media Relations Officer
- Translink Central Station East Bridge Street Belfast
- BT1 3PB
- 028 90899455
- 07711 205436
- julie.sherlock translink.co.uk
- Address of company’s website : http://www.translink.co.uk
- Adress of dedicated level crossings’ website : http://www.translink.co.uk/privatec...
- and http://www.translink.co.uk/Corporat...
- Address of company’s dedicated facebook page :http://www.facebook.com/TranslinkNI
- Address of company’s dedicated twitter page : http://twitter.com/translink_ni
- Address of company’s videos website (youtube, viameo...) :
http://www.youtube.com/user/TranslinkNI

Total number of LX in 2008: 234
Total number of LX in 2009: 234
Total number of LX in 2010: 227
Total number of LX in 2011: 195
Total number of LX in 2012: 187
Total number of LX in 2013: 181

Accidents in 2008: 1
Accidents in 2009: 0
Accidents in 2010: 0
Accidents in 2011: 1
Accidents in 2012: 1
Accidents in 2013: 0

Fatalities in 2008: 0
Fatalities in 2009: 0
Fatalities in 2010: 0
Fatalities in 2011: 0
Fatalities in 2012: 0
Fatalities in 2013: 0
Total length of lines (km): 340

Total number of train km/year: 5,000,000

Total length of lines: (km): 340

List of partners involved in our campaign :
- Police Service for Northern Ireland Roads Service NI

Awareness measures in Northern Ireland:
- Local press releases.
- Visit a number of crossing around the network-provide information and advice.
- Distribute information to private crossing users.
- Attend regional agricultural shows
- Our company will use the 2014 film made in collaboration between UIC/UNECE and the Swiss Federal Ministry of Transport
Publications

http://www.railcommunitysafety.com/...

Level Crossing Safety booklet for pedestrians

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Translink safety leaflets distributed at Northern Ireland Balmoral Agricultural Show
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Translink at Northern Ireland Balmoral Agricultural Show
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Translink at Northern Ireland Balmoral Agricultural Show
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Translink and the police distributing safety leaflets and flyers at 6 different level crossings
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Translink distributing safety leaflets and flyers at 6 different level crossings
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Translink distributing safety leaflets and flyers at 6 different level crossings