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Rail Safety week to be held in Iran

In line with signifying the topic of "Safety" which has been among the main and inherent characteristics of this industry and also in order to maintain, expand and promote rail safety, to support noticeable measures in the field of improving safety performance, and to create motivating and competitive grounds among the operational fields and staff related to movement and also with the approach of creating the more closeness and interaction between the railway and scientific fields, the Railways of the Islamic Republic of Iran (RAI) intends to hold the commemoration ceremony of  safety week in rail transport on 13-19 Feb. 2016 in Tehran.

This year ceremony is the second year of holding the "Rail Safety Week" by Railways of Islamic Republic of Iran (RAI) and aims at drawing the attention of rail industry staff and those who strive at development of this industry and also passengers welfare to safety and its promotion. 

This ceremony will be convened with the support of the Ministry of Road and Urban Development and with the cooperation of Iran Science and Industry University and there has been a compiled planning and policies for holding this ceremony in a way that all organizations related to the Ministry of Road and |Urban Development including Research Center of Road, Housing and Urban Development, Construction and Development of Transportation Infrastructures Company,  General Directors of the Railway Company, Iran Science and Industry University and other stakeholders are actively involved for holding this ceremony. 

Mentions shall be made that structural changes have been made within the last two years to promote safety at Railways of Islamic republic of Iran (RAI) and the operational units and regions of the Iranian Railways have different and developed attitude to the subject of "Rail Safety" and various subjects and themes in the rail transport domain will be addressed and discussed in this program. The Commission of Incidents in the regions has planned special programs and will present them in the special days dedicated to the Safety Week. 

Safety for line-side residents, Safety and Rail Training and Research, Safety Culture and New Perspective, Safety for Construction and Development of Rail Projects, Safety and Rail Crossings, A day without accidents and Safety and hygiene of the Environment are among the subjects that will be addressed.


In this line, a delegation from UIC is supposed to travel to Iran and participate in the above-mentioned program. According to the planning, the mentioned delegation presents UIC activities and projects in the field of Safety and holds a training workshop for the directors and experts of rail safety field in Iran.


The Railways of Islamic republic of Iran (RAI) enthusiastically welcomes the participation of the interested individuals in the ceremony of Rail Transport Safety Week.


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