Railway security - Case studies

Danish State Railways rely on video security from Dallmeier, deployed within Azure cloud

Danish State Railways (“Danske Statsbaner”, DSB) operates the local passenger transport on nearly all the railway lines in Denmark. The scope of its responsibilities also includes the international intercity line between Sweden and Germany and Copenhagen's high-speed urban rail network. In matters of security, for the last 20 years, Danish State Railways (DSB) has placed its confidence in the German manufacturer Dallmeier for video technology and the Danish company SCANVIEW A/S for...

Mass transit subway system uses modern LAN principles to deploy NVT Phybridge new IP security system; saving over $500,000

A subway system serving Southeast Asia needed to modernise from its aging analog CCTV system to new IP. The subway system includes over 150 stations connected by 135 miles of rail; facilitating over 5 million commuter trips on an average weekday. The passengers have come to expect a high level of quality and reliability as the transit system is one of the most reliable in the world; consistently achieving a 99.9% on-time rate. However, it was becoming increasingly complex and difficult to manag...

Synectics secures IP-based video surveillance systems installation contract with Irish Rail (Iarnród Éireann)

Synectics, a globally renowned company in the design, integration and support of advanced security and surveillance systems, announced that the company has won a new contract with Irish Rail (Iarnród Éireann) to upgrade all InterCity Mark 4 rolling stock on the Dublin to Cork route to an IP-based video surveillance solution, following a competitive bid process.   The IP video security system contract will see Synectics develops and installs an innovative safety-critical...

S-Bahn Berlin GmbH sets the smart transport standard in Berlin with Synectics operational management system integration

The first phase in a pioneering smart transport project to transform security, passenger service, and operational management across Berlin’s S-Bahn rail network has officially gone live. Teams based at S-Bahn’s ‘4S’ operational headquarters are now, via the latest developments in Synectics’ Synergy hybrid cloud software platform, able to connect, respond, and collaborate with passengers and staff on-board trains, at stations, and with field personnel working anywhe...

Bosch Security Systems protect unmanned train depots on Southeastern Rail Network in the UK with Intelligent Video Analytics

One of the largest public train operators in the United Kingdom, Southeastern Rail Network, now relies on a smart video security solution from Bosch Security Systems to secure twelve train depots, including five unmanned locations, against theft and intrusion. The fully digital video surveillance system presents a significant upgrade to the British train operating company, which provides train services between London, Kent and parts of East Sussex and transports 6, 40,000 passengers each weekda...

Shift5 to provide unified cybersecurity prototype kits to Army’s RCCTO to enhance vehicle platform

Shift5, Inc., a cybersecurity company, has been selected by the Army's Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office (RCCTO) to deliver a prototype vehicle security system for a critical ground vehicle platform. Under the $2.6 million OTA, awarded November 12, 2020, Shift5 will provide unified cybersecurity prototype kits designed to help protect the operational technology of the Army's Stryker combat vehicle platform. Rapid prototyping efforts This award is a result of Shift5's partici...

Sydney Trains to adopt CriticalArc SafeZone to enhance staff safety and resilience

Staff safety and customer service will be boosted across Sydney’s rail network with the deployment of SafeZone®, the pioneering safety, security and emergency management solution from CriticalArc.  The technology will enable Sydney Trains to manage a wide range of situations, including mitigating risks to staff and customers and strengthening the capacity to respond to incidents and emergencies across the network. SafeZone will pu...

Teleste Corporation to install video surveillance and public announcement systems in Stadler’s FLIRT trains

Teleste Corporation has been selected as a vendor of on-board video surveillance and public announcement systems to Stadler’s FLIRT trains for Wales & Borders in the UK. The end-customer in the project is Transport for Wales Rail Services. Teleste’s deliveries to Stadler will take place in 2020–2023. The on-board video security and surveillance system will include internal, external and pantograph front-facing cameras, video recorders and user interfaces. Additionally, IP...

Teleste Corporation to continue supporting Stadler’s FLIRT trains with passenger information and CCTV systems

Teleste Corporation and a renowned international rail vehicle construction company Stadler have agreed on deliveries of Teleste’s passenger information and CCTV systems to Stadler’s new FLIRT trains for Norwegian State Railways. The deliveries will take place in 2019–2021, continuing the cooperation between Teleste and Stadler that was started in 2009. The deployment will include on-board passenger information (PIS) and CCTV systems for more than 20 trains complemented with vi...

Air Partner company Redline secures four-year security consultancy contract to support Align JV on HS2 project

Redline, an Air Partner company and a renowned provider of global security solutions, announces it has secured a four-year contract to provide Align JV ("Align") with security consultancy support on the delivery of a key section of the High Speed 2 (HS2) rail line between London and Birmingham, known as the C1 package. Align, a joint venture of three international and privately-owned infrastructure companies, was awarded the C1 package of HS2, worth £1.6bn, in July 2017. C1 consists of 21...

ASSA ABLOY High Security & Safety Group named as the preferred supplier for Hitachi’s IEP and ECOA rail projects

ASSA ABLOY High Security and Safety Group has been named as the preferred supplier of security solutions for the Intercity Express Project (IEP) and East Coast Open Access (ECOA). The new IEP trains from Hitachi, which had their first roll out in 2017, have been introduced to replace older fleets with new high-speed trains and improve the current network. Further projects featuring the Hitachi engineering are now also planned across the UK. Locking systems, emergency access and egress devices...

Dahua Body Temperature Monitoring Solution helps in monitoring offices in Hong Kong

The year 2020 is bound to be a special year with the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) globally. The highly contagious disease has taken away many lives, especially in China, South Korea, Japan, and some countries in Europe and Middle East. Dahua Technology, a video-centric smart IoT solution and service provider, has been an early participant in the epidemic prevention and control in Asia, joining the global efforts in combating the virus to minimise the impact on mankind. Since...