Passengers, employees, and the general public all demand different degrees of security in the rail sector. For individuals who do not understand the dangers and occurrences that affect the rail business and its partners, it can be a difficult industry to protect. The concepts, methods, and services that CTR may provide rail-based clients are described in this article.
Accreditations for the Rail Industry
Our goal is to have a better understanding of rail industry safety, which is why we endeavor to be as knowledgeable as possible. Accreditations relating to the rail sector are part of this. The following accreditations have been granted to us:
- RISQS certification
- Constructionline Gold Member of the CIRAS
- SafeContractor certification
- Acclaim and SSIP certification
Rail Platform Security
Stations and platforms see a lot of traffic, and that traffic consists of a diverse group of individuals. From those going to and from work, to trespassers and criminals, to vulnerable persons who require protection. Platforms and stations face hazards that necessitate a dedicated security and safeguarding presence, comparable to that of a Public Safety Officer. Our security company have been trained to cope with any circumstance that may develop. Internally, they are educated on:
- Situational Understanding
- Environment of Public Safety
- Public Health and Safety Protection
- Factors of Law and Regulation
- Reporting and communication
- Dealing with Vulnerable People Customer Engagement
- Dispute Resolution
- Providing First Aid
These are just a few of the abilities our officers have to cope with the variety of threats, concerns, and events that might occur on rail platforms and stations.
Items Left Unattended
Train stations, by their very nature, attract a large number of people and can be rather congested. This implies that a station or platform might be used for terrorist or criminal purposes. The HOT technique is a straightforward yet efficient way to determine whether an abandoned object is suspicious.
The protocol calls for:
Has the object been purposefully hidden, or has there been a concerted effort to hide it?
- Clearly suspicious?
Is there evidence of an improvised explosive device (IED), such as cables, circuit boards, batteries, tape, liquids, or putty-like substances?
Is the item still missing following suspicious activity? Check with others in the neighborhood and, if possible, use CCTV.
Do you believe the object poses an urgent threat to life based on what you can see?
- Is this typical of what you’d expect to find in this area?
The majority of lost goods is discovered in areas where people congregate or wait, so see whether somebody nearby has left it or saw who did. Check to verify if the place has been occupied by maintenance personnel.
If the object is determined to be neglected rather than suspicious, inspect it further before using lost property procedures, paying special attention to the contents. If you feel the object poses a life-threatening threat, follow the steps below.
Rail Asset Protection
We can give solutions to secure rail-based assets in addition to safeguarding services that include decreasing crime and dealing with a range of people. Intelligence-based solutions, expert security, and vehicle patrols are examples of these solutions. Cable, track, plant and machinery, and various metals are examples of assets. The cost of illegal behavior alone can be fatal, emphasizing the significance of safeguarding rail assets.
We have the following industries:
- Designed and built custom CCTV systems to prevent theft and property damage.
- A specific intelligence and reporting web system was designed and installed.
- Overt and covert security professionals were provided to protect assets (especially those of critical nature)
- Collaboration with other agencies and participation in special working groups
- The manner security services and products are deployed was pioneered by him.
This paper has just scratched the surface of what the rail sector and its partners require. Understanding the fundamental principles of the rail sector, as well as identifying threats and resulting risks, is critical, as it is in any industry. The rail business has numerous facets and concerns, and we seek to work with it to decrease risk and provide safe workplaces, just as we do with other industries and clients.