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Safety & Security In-Depth Focus 2017

Issue 1 2017, Supplements, Z homepage promo  •  20 February 2017  •  Eurotransport

Secure, safe and seamless operations; Policing London’s Night Tube; Ensuring safety and service efficiency for bus users in Malta; and Combatting today’s cyber threat in transport…

Merseytravel invests £700 million for new fleet

Industry news  •  17 February 2017  •  Rachael Harper

Merseytravel is to completely transform its fleet network for the Liverpool City Region in a deal signed with Stadler worth £700 million.

Crossrail prepares to install platform screen doors at Elizabeth line stations

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  2 February 2017  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

Crossrail will begin fitting out full height platform screen doors at central stations on the new Elizabeth line this month. View the video of trail installations at a test facility in Wolverton…

Safety and security within public transport systems

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  26 January 2017  •  Graham Ellis

Eurotransport’s regular blogger Graham Ellis discusses the issues surrounding safety and security within public transport systems…

Safety & Security Supplement 2016

Issue 6 2016, Supplements, Z homepage promo  •  30 November 2016  •  

Kevin Hargreaves discusses TfGM’s Control Centre and integrated transport management; Making public transport safe and accessible for people living with vision impairments and London Underground’s Escalator Passenger Safety Strategy – making passengers safer is covered by Phil Harley…

RAIB publishes interim report on fatal Croydon tram derailment

Industry news  •  16 November 2016  •  European Railway Review

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has published its interim report into the Croydon tram derailment which fatality injured seven passengers on board.

Supporting transport innovation through future research programmes

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  31 October 2016  •  Jayne Diffin, Head of Innovation and Development, TRL

Cyber security, virtual reality and machine learning will drive the future of transport says Jayne Diffin, Head of Innovation at the Transport Research Laboratory, as the organisation reveals research projects being delivered over the coming year…

Supporting staff mental health at Crossrail

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  10 October 2016  •  Christina Butterworth, Occupational Health and Wellbeing Strategy Lead at Crossrail & MHFA England

Here, Christina Butterworth, Occupational Health and Wellbeing Strategy Lead at Crossrail, tells us why mental health will be a vital part of the Crossrail legacy.

Case study: Monterrey’s Transportation Network

Whitepapers  •  5 September 2016  •  Sepura

In this case study, discover how Teltronic’s communication solutions have solved Monterrey’s many communication challenges…

Bikes and Heavy Vehicles: Pay attention to Blind Spots!

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  30 June 2016  •  Mauro Borioni, SRM (Public Transport Authority in Bologna) and Prof. Andrea Simone, University of Bologna

Mauro Borioni and Prof. Andrea Simone discuss the conflict between bikes and heavy vehicles and highlight a recent initiative in Bologna that raises awareness amongst cyclists.

TfL Bus safety programme – RoadPeace perspective

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  23 June 2016  •  Amy Aeron-Thomas, Advocacy and Justice Manager

RoadPeace, the national charity for road crash victims, discusses the impact of Transport for London (TfL)’s new bus safety programme announced earlier this year…

Docklands Light Railway mental health awareness pilot

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  14 April 2016  •  KeolisAmey Docklands

KeolisAmey Docklands discusses how its Docklands Light Railway mental health awareness pilot aims to help those in distress through preventative or early intervention measures insuring an inclusive railway.

TfL completes speed limiting technology trial on London buses

Industry news  •  18 March 2016  •  Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Transport for London (TfL) has successfully completed the UK’s first speed limiting technology trial on London buses.

Call for partners – to take part in European trials of life saving collision avoidance system for LGV’s and Buses

Industry news  •  15 February 2016  •  Safety Shield Systems

Cycle Safety Shield is conducting a three month trial of the lifesaving collision avoidance system for HGVs and Buses and would like to invite European companies to take part…

Cycling in London: improving the urban environment for all road users

Industry news  •  27 January 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

As part of the Road Modernisation Plan, Transport for London (TfL) is implementing designs to transform cycling in London but is this enough to reduce fatalities on the capital’s roads? With more than 26 million journeys starting on the capital’s roads every day, TfL’s £4bn Road Modernisation Plan aims to improve London’s roads and transform […]

 

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