Proceedings in case of accidents in the rail transport of hazardous materials in the border areas of Ukraine

key words: railroad transport, failures, environmental protection

Summary:

Railway network disappears. The technical condition of railway infrastruc-ture is not satisfactory. Environmental protection against failures in railway transport is part of the European Union's policy. Rail transport includes the transportation of hazardous materials. Rail transport is mainly passenger trans-port. This is national and international transport. Protecting human life and health is the responsibility of each rail cartier. This is an obligation of the interna-tional rulet. Inspection of Environmental Protection is working with Transport Railway Inspectorate. Interoperability concerns also prevent accidents in railway transport. It also help in disaster recovery. Documenting and analyzing failures in transport i spart of transport materials and people. International cooperation should be aimed at improving rail infrastructure.

Citation:

Lipińska E. 2010. Proceedings in case of accidents in the rail transport of hazardous materials in the border areas of Ukraine. Infrastruktura i Ekologia Terenów Wiejskich. Nr 2010/ 02