Strengthening the cooperation between railway infrastructure managers for better safety management

 

HŽ Infrastruktura d.o.o. participated in a European project with 12 of the following railway infrastructure managers: Austria (ÖBB – Infrastruktur AG), Belgium (Infrabel NV), Croatia (HŽ Infrastruktura d.o.o.), France (SNCF Réseau), Ireland (Irish Rail), Italy (Rete Ferroviaria Italiana SpA – RFI), Poland (PKP Polskie Linie Kolojowe SA – PICP PLK), Romania (Compania Nationala de Cai Ferate SA – CFR), Sweden (Trafikverket), Spain (Administrador de Infraestructuras Ferroviarias – ADIF), The Netherlands (ProRail BV) and the United Kingdom (Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd).

The Grant Agreement was signed on 16.12.2016, by the European Commission and Network Rail Infrastructure Limited UK (as a “coordinator”). All other listed participants are “beneficiaries” who have authorized Network Rail Infrastructure Limited UK to represent and coordinate. The value of the project is 178,345.00 and it was fully financed from CEF (100%).

The aim of the Project is to improve the safety management system of infrastructure managers in EU countries. The Project was implemented in such a way that project members organized mutual visits of their safety management system experts between infrastructure managers (pairs/groups), exchanging experiences on safety processes and safety culture according to previously elaborated areas of interest.

The project was completed in 2017.