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Crisis Management in the multi-actor environment of a cross-border railway line (Paper)

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TPFerro operates and maintains the high-speed line on the Mediterranean coast between Perpignan, France and Figueras, Spain. In coordination with the national authorities, it has set specific organization for crisis situations involving its own resources, as well as the two national administrations. The extensive variety of risks imposes TPFerro to take mitigation measures on all the components of the railway system: technical, human and organisational components. With this organization and mitigations measures, TP Ferro is attempting to reconcile two antagonistic requirements: minimizing the consequences to mobility of trains and ensuring the maximum level of safety during crisis and incident treatment.

Year of Publication: 2016

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Crisis management exercise – Understanding stakes and adjustment in crisis management through a game (Paper)

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This paper outlines an educational module that was created by several railway operators (SNCF and RATP) and by the railway industry to help solve the shortage of railway engineers with engineering systems approach. A “crisis day” is delivered as part of a one week training module. The scenario involves the derailment of a freight train transporting propane wagons. The goal of the exercise is, besides the practical application of theoretical knowledge about railway operation and traffic disruption operational management, to train students to improve their individual and group behavioural skills during stressful situations and to cope with media hype.

Year of Publication: 2016

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