Uniform identification of the level crossings helped during an accident


The first day of the uniform identification of the level crossings demonstrated the practicality of the system

Pilsen, 01/08/2009 – On the very first day of the launch of the level crossings uniform identification the system demonstrated its practicality during a car accident at the Pňovany stop.

Time sequence of the accident


The witness of the accident dials 112. He reports the accident and specifies the level crossing number P289. The information goes to KOPIS (Regional Operational and Information Centre). Then the information is received at HZS SŽDC Plzeň.


HZS SŽDC Plzeň identifies the level crossing and reports to the Chief traffic controller of ČD in Pilsen.


Both tracks were shut out in the section Kozolupy - Pňovany.

Labels of the uniform system of the level crossing identification (illustration of the level crossing P885)

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