Railway and Public Transportation
Public transportation is an effective and safe means of reducing traffic congestion in and between urban areas. It makes cities accessible to employees living in suburbs and neighboring towns, and can therefore be regarded as the social lifeline of every city and country.
That’s why the stability of mass transit systems is so important.
The most prominent characteristics of public transport systems, as inferred by their name, are their public, accessible and open-to-all nature. However, it is specifically because of these characteristics that these systems are exposed to threats of terror, violence and vandalism. Furthermore, public transport operators face criminal threats involving the theft of expensive equipment and sabotage of infrastructures.
The most prominent characteristics of public transport systems, as inferred by their name, are their public, accessible and open-to-all nature. But this also makes them more susceptible to threats of terror, violence, theft, and vandalism.
At the same time, the security plan is intended to prevent property crime and to foil attempts to sabotage the public transport operator’s equipment or use it without authorization. The security plan also enables the organization to function in emergencies, and once these are resolved, to quickly resume routine operation.