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  • Engineering longer lives for bridgesexternal link
    <img hspace="5" vspace="5" border="1" align='left' width='150px' style='height:auto;' border="0" src="http://ec.europa.eu:80/research/headlines/news/images/25_02_15_small.jpg" alt="">Bridges are an integral part of today's road and rail transport network, but maintaining them puts significant strain on public finances. The EU-funded project Long Life Bridges has found a way to keep them safe at lower cost. It has also built a prototype of a device designed to extend the lifetime of bridge cables...
  • No trespassing: preventing rail accidents and suicidesexternal link
    <img hspace="5" vspace="5" border="1" align='left' width='150px' style='height:auto;' border="0" src="http://ec.europa.eu:80/research/headlines/news/images/02_12_14_small.jpg" alt="Photo of the workers on the railroad tracks">EU-funded researchers have produced groundbreaking proposals to prevent railway suicides and reduce service disruption. The proposals, if adopted, could not only save lives, but also money and time for both railway companies and passengers, they say.

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