By using thermal imaging, optical distance sensors and artificial intelligence, Metro hopes to deter illegal trespassing and keep both passengers and staff safe.
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The new system will share vital health and safety information across contractors and help to ensure consistency of standards and performance.
Following England being placed into a third national lockdown, Hull Trains and Grand Central have again announced a period of hibernation.
The final rule requires 40 states and the District of Columbia to develop and implement highway-rail grade crossing action plans to improve public safety.
With passengers facing a limited five day travel window for Christmas, UK rail companies are working to make travel as smooth and safe as possible.
To ensure safe travel for passengers during the UK Christmas travel window, the government has outlined a range of new measures for transport, including enhancing rail services, postponing and accelerating rail engineering works and cutting ticket charges.
Green Cargo’s goal to drive a long-term IT strategy that supports increased safety, punctuality and profitability will now benefit from additional assistance from external expertise.
By encouraging passengers to use e-tickets, the two train operators can ensure social distancing and limit the spread of COVID-19.
With a total of 2,233 lifesaving suicide interventions made on the railways in 2019/20, the UK Rail Minister has committed to achieving more.
Thales has begun work on signalling upgrades at seven stations as part of the Egyptian National Railways Signalling Modernisation project.
HS2 Ltd has supported the development of advanced 4D learning technology that enables site teams to identify, record and resolve site hazards as part of a virtual construction sequence.
Despite delivering safety improvements and fast-tracking technology projects during the pandemic, Amtrak's President and CEO has said that without additional funding for 2021, the corporation may be forced to further reduce services, defer critical capital projects and make more job reductions.
Siemens Mobility will contribute its experience and expertise to two innovative research projects studying the safety of automated rail operations.
Great Northern, Southeastern, Southern and Thameslink worked with the British Transport Police to enforce face covering rules over an eight-week period, experiencing a 98.4 per cent success rate.
Laboratory tests have found that the COVID-19 viruscide being used on Southern, Thameslink and Great Northern trains is successfully working.