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Public views sought on railway station security

The EU SecureStation project is seeking the views of the travelling public regarding security at railway stations. The project is looking at how to reduce the risks of general crime, fire, and the extreme of a terrorist attack, and is asking the public’s views on different security measures. Find out more and take part in

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EU project ENCOUNTER begins

MERail at Sheffield is a partner in the new EU research project ENCOUNTER. This project aims to assess current state of the art capability in both neutralisation of small scale improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and in mitigation of the effects of a detonated IED. Transport systems have previously been targeted with these devices and this

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EU project SecureStation begins

MERail at Sheffield is a partner in the major EU research project SecureStation. This project aims to improve rail passenger station and terminal design for safety, security and resilience to terrorist attack. It runs for 3 years, from 2011 until 2014.

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