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  • No trespassing: preventing rail accidents and suicidesexternal link
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    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.
  • Adapting formula one 1 technology to aid the rail sector
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    A research project funded by the European Commission has led to a potential breakthrough for the rail sector - by adapting light weight materials most commonly found in high performance racing cars. The results promise to provide the rail industry with trains that are more environmentally-friendly, easier and cheaper to produce, and less costly for rail companies in terms of track maintenance. An all round win-win situation.

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