Organisational models to meet railway security challenges

UIC Africa Security Task Force, 28 March 2024, 1pm-3.30pm CET Paris time

This webinar is organised as part of the UIC Africa Security Task Force initiative set up for the UIC Africa region.

It will focus on rail security management in a context where security threats ranging from vandalism, theft from passengers or rail assets (e.g., metal theft) to more serious offenses like aggressions, armed assaults or sabotage are an increasing concern for railways.

On the one hand, members from the African region will give an overview on the main security challenges they are facing and on the other hand, the UIC Security Division will present the tools and activities available at UIC to help security expert to better manage their security issues.

Provisional Programme

Opening session (1pm - 1.15pm)
- Welcome message from Mohamed Rabie Khlie, Chairman of UIC Africa
- Welcome message from François Davenne, Director General of UIC

Session 1: Day-to-day challenges of railway security (1.15pm - 1.45pm)
- Definition and role of railway security
(UIC Expert)
- An overview of railway security tools and practices
(UIC Expert)
- Railway security, multifaceted risks and challenges
(UIC Expert)
- Q&A

Session 2: Railway security, experience of African railway networks (1.45pm - 2.25pm)
- Freight and logistics transport security: CAMRAIL model
(CAMRAIL, Cameroon)
- The railway security management system: ONCF model
(ONCF, Morocco)
- Inter-country rail connectivity and the scope of the security system: SITARAIL model
(SETRAG, Gabon)
- Q&A

Break (2.25pm - 2.40pm)

Session 3: Overview of railway security organisational models (2.40pm - 3.20pm)
- Highlights of the organisational survey conducted by the UIC
- Presentations from the European railway networks: FS (Italy) and PKP (Poland)
- Q&A

Conclusions (3.20pm - 3.30pm)

Languages: English & French

For further information please contact Maria Lafont:

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