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MENAFN - Muscat Daily - 04/09/2014
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(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) The Oman Road Safety Association (ORSA) recently participated in 'Connecting Oman by Rail to the GCC' conference held at Grand Hyatt Muscat.

The event organised by Silver Star Corporation and Nispana (India) brought together regional and international experts from the rail sector to discuss best practices in the industry.

Ahmed bin Khalfan al Zaabi board member ORSA presented a paper on 'Enhancing Road Safety by Using Rails' which identified safety guidelines and ways to minimise risk factors around railroads. Amor bin Nasser al Matani chairman ORSA said 'The challenges of road safety climate change increasing congestion and fuel costs mean we need to find smarter controlled and monitored ways to travel.

'Multimodal travel for one journey such as rail is part of the answer' he said adding 'We are delighted to take part in the conference and hope that ORSA has brought attention to the required safety measures for projects of this scale to ensure safer transportation.'

Ahmed bin Khalfan al Zaabi board member ORSA said 'Studies show that human error is behind most traffic accidents and this can be avoided by making rail the chosen mode of transportation. With main lines constructed away from residential areas and the employment of professionally trained drivers the rail system will enhance the overall safety of citizens and road users.'


 


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