This project has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement Nr 285153.

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Welcome to the RESTRAIL project website

Latest update : 15 April 2014.

The aim of the RESTRAIL (REduction of Suicides and Trespasses on RAILway property) project is to reduce:

  • The occurrence of suicides and trespass on railway property and
  • The service disruption and other consequences these events cause

by providing the rail industry with an analysis and identification of cost effective prevention and mitigation
measures."

Articles in this section

  • Schedule of meetings

    14 October 2011, by Marie Hélène Bonneau

    On 2014-09-18 RESTRAIL Final conference Paris, UIC HQ from 2014-06-11 to 2014-06-12 12th RESTRAIL progress meeting, project management committee Turkey on 2014-04-17 TRA 2014 - RESTRAIL presentations and invited session Paris, La Défense, France from 2014-04-15 to 2014-04-16 11th RESTRAIL progress meeting, project management committee and Steering Board Paris, UIC HQ from 2014-02-19 to 2014-02-20 10th RESTRAIL progress meeting, project management committee Valladolid, (...)

  • Advisory Board

    14 October 2011, by Marie Hélène Bonneau

    The Advisory group supports the project and ensures that the practical needs of the end-users are being served
    Rail related organizations: EIM European Rail Infrastructure Managers ERA European Railway Agency RAILPOL European network of Railway Police Forces
    Railway companies: AMTRAK US Railroad Passenger United States Israel Railways Israel Railways Israel NetworkRail UK Infrastructure manager United Kingdom NS N.V. Nederlandse Spoorwegen The netherlands SBB/CFF/FFS Swiss (...)

  • Consortium

    14 October 2011, by Marie Hélène Bonneau
  • Project structure

    14 October 2011, by Marie Hélène Bonneau

    WP1: Qualitative analysis of suicide and trespass on railways properties
    Led by VTT
    This work package aims to collect and analyse data related to railway suicides and trespassing accidents. The main objectives of this WP are: to provide a systematic description of current knowledge concerning railway suicides and trespassing accidents, to collect statistical and behavioural data concerning railway suicides and trespassing accidents, to collect data concerning the consequences of (...)

  • About

    14 October 2011, by Marie Hélène Bonneau

    Framework
    RESTRAIL is a research project in the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7-SST-2011-RTD1), call transport published on 20 July 2010 (Budget call: 26 millions Euros)
    Main objectives Analyse the causes of suicides and trespass on railway property based on existing data, studies and research results Identify the various available prevention and mitigation measures and analyse their conditions for success in the rail environment Field test (...)

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