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.
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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.
For the first time ever, Galgus exhibited at the Rail Live! event and their booth hosted numerous meetings with important companies and professionals from the rail market.
The ‘open’ nature of stations and trains continually make them targets for terrorist attacks. But with project SHERPA, coordinated by the UIC, key players in the railway sector are coming together and focus on various actions that will help railways cope better with present and future threats.
According to recent analysis of British Transport Police (BTP) data, railway passengers now suffer on a daily basis as metal thieves get more organised.
An industry first in wayside pantograph monitoring, PANTOBOT 3D, provides railway operators with a unique and cost-effective solution to monitor train pantographs with incredible accuracy using 3D analysis, and is now live at Heathrow Airport.
Virgin Trains and British Transport Police are increasing employee safety by deploying 275 body cameras on frontline staff.
The list of rolling stock, innovations and products making their international debut at InnoTrans 2018 is impressive.
Land Sheriffs are extra hands to assist with general travel and customer enquires but also help in preventing crime and responding to emergencies.
As railways adopt more automated, wireless and connected technologies, their most safety-critical assets have become exposed to new and more dangerous types of cyber-attacks…
13 October 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
In a trial lasting 6 months, Dutch operator NS will equip railway staff with CCTV body cameras in a measure against aggressive behaviour.