As trespassing and other illegal activity continues to impact daily services, Metro Trains Melbourne tells Global Railway Review about the range of measures and efforts that have been implemented across its network to deter criminals and limit delays.
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In complex rail passenger and freight transport networks, operators have several different communication needs. Due to their robustness and reliability, mission-critical solutions can provide a great alternative to solve these communication challenges.
In the South African Western Cape province alone, since 2016, it was reported that over 140 railway passenger carriages have been destroyed by arson. Here, Peter Blaine and Pieter Conradie from the University of Stellenbosch provide details about subsequent research in order to understand the common techniques of how these…
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.
Passenger counting and facial recognition technology is being tested in South Africa in a bid to combat rising vandalism and theft to the country’s rail assets. Peter Blaine and Pieter Conradie from the University of Stellenbosch give more details about the project, which is soon to enter live field trials.
This issue includes articles from Poland's Transport Minister about the country's much-needed railway investment programme, In-Depth Focus sections on Additive Manufacturing, Winter Operations and the Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS), plus much more.
Over 1,000 station improvements have been made across England's Northern network, with more planned to be undertaken throughout 2020.
Bombardier Transportation speeds up the development process for new trains in German speaking countries with additive manufacturing.
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.
The ‘open’ nature of trains and stations continually make them targets for terrorist attacks. But with EU-funded project SHERPA, coordinated by the UIC, key players in the railway sector are coming together to focus on the various actions that will help railways cope better with present and future threats. Marie-Hélène…
In this issue we feature articles from industry experts on a vast range of topics including: Russian Railways' digital platform; investments in Sri Lanka’s rail sector; an event preview of Digital Rail Revolution 2019; using modern solutions and innovations to maintain railway tracks; how project SHERPA is helping railways to…