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

Articles in this section

  • TRA 2012

    10 May 2012, by Marie Hélène Bonneau

    TRA 2012 was held from 23rd to 26th April 2012 in Athens
    RESTRAIL project was presented at the Transport Research Arena 2012 - The top transport research event in Europe, gathering every 2 years the key stakeholders: experts, operators, industry and policy-makers.
    Transport Research Arena 2012 covered a wide spectrum of research and innovation activities, from basic sciences to application oriented engineering bringing together all the stakeholders of the transport system including (...)

  • Contact

    17 November 2011, by Marie Hélène Bonneau

    Jacques COLLIARD Head of security division colliard tel. +33(0)1 44 49 21 45 fax +33(0)1 44 49 20 59
    Marie-Hélène BONNEAU Senior Advisor - Security Division bonneau tel. +33(0)1 44 49 21 43 fax +33(0)1 44 49 20 59

  • RESTRAIL Practical guide

    26 October 2011, by Aymeric Boniou
  • Links

    18 October 2011, by Marie Hélène Bonneau

    EU related links
    DG MOVE - European Commission, DG Mobility and Transport
    DG RTD - European Commission, DG Research and Innovation
    FP7- EC 7th Research Framework Programme
    ERA- European Railway Agency
    ERRAC- European Rail Research Advisory Council
    Suicides and trespassing related links
    EAAD - European Alliance Against Depression
    OSPI - Optimizing suicide prevention programs and their implementation in Europe
    SAMARITANS - Reducing Suicide at railway stations
    outside Europe (...)

  • RESTRAIL Kick-off meeting

    18 October 2011, by Marie Hélène Bonneau

    9.00-9.30 Participants registration 9.30-9.40 Welcome by the UIC General Director, Mr Jean-Pierre Loubinoux 9.40-10.00 RESTRAIL Negotiation and Grant Agreement aspects by the European Commission Project Officer, Ms Alexandra-Maria Gurau 10.00-10.30 RESTRAIL Overview (UIC) 10.30-11.00 RESTRAIL work packages WP 1 : Qualitative analysis of suicide and trespass on railways properties (VTT) WP 2 : Assessment of measures targeted to reduce railway suicides (Trafikverket) 11.00-11.15 (...)

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