Enhancing the cooperation between Railway Stakeholders for improving safety culture
The project leading to this application has received funding from the European Commission under grant agreement No 862249.
TWINNING II aims at the improvement of the safety culture in the European rail sector.
The consortium partners will provide:
- A method for identifying strengths and areas for improvement of safety culture, so that each Railway Undertaking /Infrastructure Manager involved in the project is assisted in the enhancement of its safety culture.
- Methods, recommendations and suggestions for improvement in areas where performance falls short of European and aligned international practice.
TWINNING II concentrates on practical experience with other specialists in safety culture, and between the members of the consortium.
Facts and figures
Project start date: 01/01/2022
Project end date: 30/06/2023
from 5 countries
International Union of Railways
Development of safety awareness/culture/commitment within organizations, with special focus on training activities, identification and management of blocking points for the development of a safety culture
Identification and exchanges of technical failures and organizational aspects, as well as behavioral variabilities related to operational activities that may be critical for safety
Share of strategies and techniques for effective occurrence reporting, analysis of incident and accident data, and identification of their benefits
Sharing knowledge on safety systems, processes, tools and behaviors
Cross-border integration of safety processes used in different countries
Peer review exercises, including the training activities for a homogeneous and high-level approach, actions aimed to produce useful guidelines on peer review
Documents and download
The Twinning II project’s objective is to “enhance the cooperation between railway stakeholders for improving safety culture”, and within this framework, the European project team carried out its second peer review from 20 to 24 February, thanks to the CFL Group’s...
The team of the European project Twinning II (whose objective is to “enhance the cooperation between railway stakeholders for improving safety culture”) carried out its first peer review from 20 to 25 November, thanks to ÖBB INFRA’s commitment, who decided to actively...
The European Railway Agency’s (ERA’s) “Twinning II training” took place from the 11th to 13th July at UIC HQ
As part of the European Commission’s Twinning II project regarding safety management, ERA came onto the UIC premises to deliver a three-day training session to the consortium members, in order to prepare for peer reviews, which will take place in Austria (OEBB),...
Enhancing cooperation between railway stakeholders to improve safety culture: this is the aim of the new Twinning II European project. Under the aegis of the European Commission’s DG MOVE, and coordinated by the UIC safety team with more than 20 participants, this...