Rail industry partners take to the sky to combat cable theft problem
By Robert Jack
C2C, the British Transport Police and Network Rail took to the sky this month in a bid to tackle the rising problem of cable theft on the nation’s railway.
Company representatives took flight in the Network Rail helicopter, which is kitted out with state-of-the-art crime fighting camera equipment. The camera includes a high powered zoom lens, a recording ability and infrared facilities, making it capable of identifying people attempting to hide.
They flew along the entire c2c route and...