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Rail News
National Express Group subsidiary, Maintrain, has been fined £75,000 and told to pay £8584 in costs over health and safety infringements... continue
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Rail News
Merseyrail Electrics has become the first fully secure rail network in the UK. All 66 stations have now been awarded the “secure station”... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
A text-messaging scheme to cut car crime and thwart would-be thieves has been launched in Bedfordshire and surrounding areas. Bedford Borough Council... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement
Geoff Dudley
Simon Richardson tells Geoff Dudley how he led NI's parking transition In one fell swoop the whole of Northern Ireland made the switch to civil... continue
Parking Review
Case Studies
Deniz Huseyin
Many parking authorities have had to contend with vandalism of parking terminals, but in East Sussex the scale of the problem was of a more sustained... continue
Parking Review
Operational
A verdict of accidental death was recorded on a 79-year-old woman who was hit by a hospital car park barrier, a Gloucester inquest was told. Anne... continue
Parking Review
Construction
Composite has raised safety standards on its construction sites with the adoption of ‘near miss’ reporting procedures. It believes it is... continue
Parking Review
Construction
Sunderland City Council has announced the closure of a city centre car park on public safety grounds. The 390-space Central multi-storey, built in... continue
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Rail News
Passengers who smoke, drink or cause a nuisance on the railways will face on-the-spot fines under new police powers announced by Transport Minister... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Stockport Borough Council is introducing new safety measures to protect children and crossing patrols. The “Stop Means Stop” campaign... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Drivers who break the speed limit by more than 20mph could face a six-point penalty on their licence under government proposals. The tougher penalty... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Some 50,000 bags of litter are dumped on the M25 and its link roads each year, according to figures released by the Conservatives. The figures, from... continue
Parking Review
Operational
New powers to help councils deal with motorists who throw litter out of vehicles have been put on hold after an error in the drafting of the... continue
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In brief
Transport secretary Geoff Hoon joined Cub Scouts this week to launch the Personal Safety badge at St Pancras station. The Scout Association, in... continue
Categories: Rail, Safety, Other, Serco, All of UK
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In brief
Two National Express coach drivers have been jailed for five and six years respectively after the vehicles they were driving were involved in fatal... continue
Parking Review
Operational
NCP Manchester says its introduction of mobile customer support teams using bicycles to patrol car parks and check on daily systems maintenance is... continue
Parking Review
Awards
The deadline for submissions to the ?British Parking Awards 2009 has been extended to Monday 12 January. The extension has become a traditional... continue
Parking Review
Safer Parking
Eleven of Spelthorne Borough Council’s car parks have successfully gained Park Mark status in the British Parking Association’s Safer... continue
Parking Review
Airports
New powers in the London Local Authorities and Transport Act 2008, jointly promoted by London Councils and Transport for London, help make the... continue
Parking Review
Car Crime
Viv Nicholas
The European Secure Vehicle Alliance (ESVA) recently undertook a small research exercise to investigate the increasing incidence of theft of number... continue
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