Enhancing the cooperation between Railway Stakeholders for improving safety culture

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Project information

Project description

TWINNING II aims at the improvement of the safety culture in the European rail sector.

This project provides method for identifying strengths and areas for improvement of safety culture, so that each RU/IM of it is assisted in the enhancement of its safety culture.

The TWINNING II project delivers 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.

Project objectives

  • 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 on technical failures and 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, occurrence reporting 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

Project consortium

Irish Rail
SNCF Réseau

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Tuesday 24 January 2023