Glossary

  • ADIF: ADministrador de Infraestructuras Ferroviarias (Spanish Infrastructure Manager)
  • ASTS: Ansaldo STS
  • ATOC: Association of Train Operating Companies
  • BTP: British Transport Police
  • CAEX: CAPital Expenditure
  • CAST: Campaign Awareness raising STrategy
  • CBA: Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • CBT: Computer Based Training
  • CCTV: Closed Circuit Television
  • CEA: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
  • CIDAUT: Foundation for Transport and Energy Research and Development (Spanish: Fundación para la investigación y Desarrollo en Transporte y Energia)
  • DB: German Railways (Deutsche Bahn AG)
  • EMS: Emergency Medical Services
  • ERA: European Railway Agency
  • FFCCTV: Forward Facing Closed Circuit Television
  • FFE: Spanish Railway Foundation (Spanish: Fundación de los Ferrocarriles Españoles)
  • FHPSD: Full-Height Platform Screen Door
  • FLIR: Forward looking infrared (camera)
  • GIS: Geographic Information System
  • GSM-R: Global System for Mobile Communications – Railway
  • HHPSD: Half-Height Platform Screen Door
  • HMGU: Helmholtz Zentrum München, GmbH (German Research Center for Environmental Health / Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt)
  • IASP: International Association for Suicide Prevention
  • IFSTTAR: French institute of science and technology for transport, spatial planning, development and networks (Institut français des sciences et technologies des transports, de l'aménagement et des réseaux)
  • IK: Instytut Kolejnictwa of Poland
  • IMs: Infrastructure Managers
  • INFRABEL: Belgian infrastructure manager
  • IP: Important Point
  • IR: Infrared
  • IRTAD: International Road Traffic and Accident Database
  • KAU: Karlstad University of Sweden
  • LED: Light-Emitting Diode
  • LP: Lead Person
  • LUL: London Underground Ltd.
  • MOU: Memorandum Of Understanding
  • MSC: Managing Suicidal Contacts
  • MTR: MTRS3 Solutions and Services LTD
  • NICE: Nice Systems Ltd
  • NPV: Net Present Value
  • NS: Dutch Railways
  • NSPA: National Suicide Prevention Alliance
  • NSPG: National Suicide Prevention Group
  • NSPS: National Suicide Prevention Strategy
  • NSPSG: National Suicide Prevention Steering Group
  • NSPWG: National Suicide Prevention Working Group
  • OCC: Operation Control Centre
  • OLI: Operation Lifesaver Inc.
  • OPEX: OPeration Expenditures
  • OTDR: On Train Data Recorder
  • PGD: Platform Gate Door
  • PIER plans: Prevention, Intelligence, Enforcement & Reassurance action plans
  • POT: Person On Track
  • PR: ProRail B.V
  • PSD: Platform Screen Door
  • PTO: Public Transport Operator
  • PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • PTSS: Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome
  • PUT: Person Under Train
  • RAILPOL: European network of RAILway POLice Forces (responsible for policing the railways in EU Member States)
  • RESTRAIL: REduction of Suicides and Trespasses on RAILway property
  • RFF: French Rail Network (Réseau Ferré de France)
  • RSSB: Rail Safety and Standards Board
  • RUs: Railway Undertakings
  • SMIS: Safety Management Information System
  • SNCF: French National Railway Company (Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français)
  • SOC: Security Operation Center
  • TCDD: Turkish State Railway Administration
  • TCRP: Transit Cooperative Research Programme
  • TOCs: Train Operating Companies
  • TrV: Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket)
  • U-turn: camera able to perform at least a 180 degree rotation
  • UIC: International Union of Railways (Union internationale des chemins de fer)
  • UNOTT: University of Nottingham
  • VAS: Visual Analogue Scale
  • VPC: Values of Preventing a Casualty
  • VT: Value of Time
  • VTT: Technical Research Centre of Finland (Teknologian Tutkimuskeskus)
  • WP: Work Package