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In the statement, Bill Flynn, CEO of Amtrak, says that following the recent attack on the U.S. Capitol, the railroad corporation is "taking extra steps to continue ensuring the safety of our employees and customers in Washington DC and across our network" in preparation for the Inauguration of Joe Biden.
By using thermal imaging, optical distance sensors and artificial intelligence, Metro hopes to deter illegal trespassing and keep both passengers and staff safe.
Upgrades include better Wi-Fi, train information and security, with Greater Anglia replacing old and installing brand new, state-of-the-art equipment.
Surprise scrap dealer site visits by Network Rail and the British Transport Police have taken place in recent weeks across the West Midlands and Warwickshire to ensure dealers are not trading stolen metal.
An environmental exposure test was recently carried out to determine if extremely cold air temperatures could cause the GURU Plug to nuisance dump. Read more about this here:
A facial biometric corridor will be introduced at St. Pancras International that will enable a digital and contactless journey for Eurostar passengers.
Can security surveillance systems and associated analytics work in a station environment without disrupting the rail network? Zircon Software Ltd is working to find out.
The UIC's 2020 to 2022 Work Programme aims to give a global overview of the key challenges, events and deliverable projects for rail that it will focus on.
According to official figures obtained by Absolute Software, the British Transport Police (BTP) recorded a 62 per cent increase in mobile device theft on Britain’s railways over the last two calendar years.
Despite the number of trespassing incidents increasing from 788 to over 1,600 during February 2020, Metro Trains Melbourne's overall performance saw an improvement.
Over 1,000 station improvements have been made across England's Northern network, with more planned to be undertaken throughout 2020.
Network Rail's new geographic regions will now take on accountability for the delivery of projects within their region as part of the company's transformation.
Continued metal theft has had a severe impact on the delivery of rail services, with Network Rail reporting an 85 per cent increase in live railway cable theft, resulting in more than 950 hours of delays in England, Wales and Scotland, affecting more than 7,000 journeys.
ProRail is rolling out CBNL’s 26GHz point-to-multipoint technology to provide connectivity for new CCTV deployment across 15 railway stations.