France: Station crossing safety campaign launched

27 Nov

France’s rail infrastructure manager (RFF) and principal train operator (SNCF) have jointly launched a campaign to reduce accidents on pedestrian level crossings providing access to platforms within stations. The goal is to achieve zero fatalities through rail passengers being made aware of the arrangements for the safe use of these level crossings. At present most accidents on these level crossings are attributed to user misuse rather than causes associated with the design of these level crossings.

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