Network Rail’s fleet of snow-and-ice-busting trains will travel the equivalent of six times around the world in the south east, anti-icing the rails to keep passengers moving.
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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.
PTC is an integrated command, control, communications and information system that alerts train engineers when certain unsafe conditions exist, and stops the train when conditions warrant.
Virgin Trains is the first train operator to adopt this kind of training approach, and it is hoped passenger experience during football season will benefit greatly from it.
Passengers travelling in Upper Bavaria, Germany, will soon experience higher levels of comfort and safety on the rail network.
According to recent analysis of British Transport Police (BTP) data, railway passengers now suffer on a daily basis as metal thieves get more organised.
A new project is focused on passenger accessibility and safety, with the end goal of ensuring the railway is easily usable for all.
Workers can now operate on the driverless metro in Doha fully assured that the safety measures and procedures are of high quality.
Track workers will spend less time working on live rails, and passenger services will be more reliable, with the implementation of ‘faster safer isolations’.
The number of rail accidents, the severity of collisions, and fatalities and injuries within Europe are recorded and analysed in the UIC’s safety report.
Reducing the likelihood of infrastructure failing should increase the reliability of the service, and improve safety on the network.
Working at heights is always dangerous, however, Zonegreen has come up with a way to minimise the effects of a fall when working high-up.
This order marks the entry of Efacec’s Transportation business unit in Sweden and is a result of other relevant recent successes in Scandinavia.
Passenger safety has been greatly improved across Indian Railway stations with the deployment of first-aid equipment and trained professionals.
Virgin Trains and British Transport Police are increasing employee safety by deploying 275 body cameras on frontline staff.