Vortex IoT is set to provide a fully operational and validated RODIO-TSM product - the Rail Optical Detection of Intrusions and Obstructions – Tunnel and Station Monitoring solution - to be demonstrated on Network Rail’s infrastructure by March 2021.
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Reports have suggested that public transport restrictions are under review in England as the government looks for ways to reboost the economy.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has awarded more than half a million dollars in Railroad Trespassing Enforcement Grants to law enforcement agencies to support life-saving trespass abatement in six states.
Trainline has launched a nationwide beta-test of Crowd Alerts, a crowd-sourced feature in its app to help customers alert their fellow travellers if it’s not possible to social distance on a specific train.
To help ease passenger concerns, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) the team behind operating Southern, Thameslink and Great Northern services, have shared their top 10 tips for travelling on trains, as COVID-19 travel restrictions start to ease.
Taking advantage of the reduced traffic on the network as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Greater Anglia has continued testing of its new electric commuter trains.
Whilst ensuring that the rail network will continue to operate safely in the future, the new training facilities are also a welcome support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As of 15 June 2020, passengers travelling on trains across England are now required to wear face coverings in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Leaders across the North of England have highlighted the importance of restoring passenger confidence in rail in order to ensure post-COVID-19 stability.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced the availability of $293,000 in competitive grant funds for Railroad Trespassing Suicide Prevention Program projects.
The new system introduced by National Rail will help to enable social distancing and keep passengers safe while travelling.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced that from 15 June 2020, it will be mandatory for passengers to wear face coverings when using public transport in England.
The new technology, supplied by Siemens Mobility, will work to monitor social distancing on Thameslink and Great Northern trains.
The introduction of the virucide is the newest measure implemented as part of Govia Thameslink Railway's enhanced COVID-19 cleaning regime.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced the recipients of more than $302 million in grant funds to help repair and rehabilitate railroad infrastructure on 12 projects across nine states.