Enhancing the cooperation between Railway Infrastructure Managers for better safety management

 

HŽ Infrastruktura d.o.o. participates in an EU project involving 12 railway infrastructure managers, as follows: from Austria (OBB – Infrastruktur AG) , Belgium (Infrabel NV), Croatia (HŽ Infrastruktura d.o.o.), France (SNCF Reseau), Ireland (Irish Rail), Italy (Rete Ferroviaria Italiana S.p.A. – RFI), Poland (PKP Polskie Linie Kolojowe S.A. – PICP PLK), Romania (Compania Nationala de Cai Ferate SA – CFR), Sweden (Trafikverket), Spain (Administrador de Infraestructuras Ferroviarias – ADIF),  the Netherlands (ProRail B.V.) and the United Kingdom (Network Rail Infrastructure Limited).

The aim of the project is to improve the safety management system of the railway infrastructure managers in the EU countries. The project envisages the formation of the pairs/groups between the railway infrastructure managers participating in the project, who will organize mutual visits of their respective experts for the safety management system, whereby they will exchange the experience on the safety processes and the safety culture, according to the detailed and in advance elaborated fields of interests.

The grant agreement for this project was signed on 16 December 2016 between the European Commission and Network Rail Infrastructure Limited UK (in the property of the “coordinator”). All other specified participants are “beneficiaries” who have empowered the Network Rail Infrastructure Limited UK for representation and coordination. The project value is 178,345.00 € and it is entirely financed from the CEF (100%). Implementation period is 12 months.