UGL and ARA unveil trackSAFE Foundation

The formation of a non-government rail-safety body focusing in part on level crossings has been met with some surprise by the national road transport lobby.

UGL, the infrastructure services company with a major exposure to the rail sector, and the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) combined this week to launch the trackSAFE Foundation initiative at the AusRAIL PLUS 2011 conference in Brisbane, at a time when most attention was on events in Canberra. One focus of trackSAFE's is to “improve public education and awareness around level crossing safety in Australia”.
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