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Security - Articles and news items

Transport sector needs to increase its focus on cyber-security says report

Rail industry news / 28 November 2016 /

According to a report published by Transport Systems Catapult (TSC), the UK Transport sector needs to increase its focus on cyber-security in the face of rapidly emerging technological developments.

National Rail Security campaign launches at major UK railway stations

Rail industry news / 1 November 2016 /

A National Rail Security campaign has launched at major nationwide railway stations to encourage passengers and station visitors to report unusual items or activity.

What are the implications of satellite-guided digital rail networks?

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 15 September 2016 /

Nigel Davies, Head of QinetiQ’s Secured Navigation group, explores the potential risks and benefits of the increasing use of satellite signals in rail networks.

Railway cyber security

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 2 August 2016 /

For my next blog on European Railway Review I have chosen a very topical subject to share with you, security but perhaps not in the vein you might expect…

IoT solutions enable the power of data-driven transportation

Webinars, Z Homepage promo / 25 May 2016 /

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Rail Safety & Security supplement

Issue 1 2016, Supplements / 4 February 2016 /

We take a look at concerns with metal theft for the rail industry, what RSSB is proactively doing to improve safety on the UK’s railways, and Chris Carr from ERA reflects on rail safety performance data for 2014 at a European level, plus he examines how the industry should work together to address future challenges and create an encouraging safety culture…

Dutch operator equips railway staff with body cameras

Rail industry news / 13 October 2015 /

In a trial lasting 6 months, Dutch operator NS will equip railway staff with CCTV body cameras in a measure against aggressive behaviour.

Rail Safety & Security supplement

Issue 1 2015, Supplements / 13 February 2015 /

In our latest Safety & Security Supplement, Martyn Guiver, Head of Crime Management at Northern Rail provides details about how the UK operator approached increasing its CCTV network and operations, plus we look at the SECRET project at how to assess the risks and consequences of EM attacks on rail infrastructure…

Northern Rail Brings Security Systems to 200 Stations

Rail industry news / 2 September 2014 /

The UK’s largest rail operator, Northern Rail, has reached a landmark in its security provision and has now installed 200 CCTV facilities at its stations…

Safety & Security supplement 2014

Issue 1 2014, Supplements / 13 February 2014 /

Libor Lochman, Executive Director at the CER provides an article about how the industry should work together to combat metal theft, Jacques Colliard from the UIC covers ways that railways can safeguard their infrastructures and Christian Schang from SNCF details safety management operations for the French railway network…

Rail & Public Transport Safety & Security

Past events / 20 November 2012 /

November 2012, London
Join the leading stakeholders in rail and public transport safety & security to discuss how best to safeguard passengers and infrastructure against threats to their safety and security.

East Coast enhances customer safety with CCTV

Rail industry news / 11 March 2010 /

Train operator East Coast is installing CCTV cameras across its fleet of trains to enhance safety and security for customers.


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