Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, has announced that the UK government will take over running Southeastern rail services due to £25 million of undeclared historic taxpayer funding.
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The trial hopes to prove the benefits of body worn cameras in reducing anti-social behaviour on South Western Railway’s trains and at its stations.
RazorSecure and Comtest Wireless have partnered to deliver a comprehensive suite of cyber-security protection solutions that encompass both rolling stock and infrastructure.
4SECURail has successfully designed a Computer Security Incident Response Team for rail cyber-security and a Formal Methods Demonstrator for improved railway signalling systems.
Atos, Axione and Siemens have been awarded the contract to supply, implement and maintain the multi-service network and video surveillance system for three of the four future Parisian metro lines which are part of Grand Paris Express.
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.