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Improving the Resilience of Metro Vehicle and Passengers for an Effective Emergency Response to Terrorist Attacks

Topics: Terrorism, Transportation,

This article discusses the safety of rail-based transportation in relation to the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development initiative SecureMetro. To do so, it analyzes the 7/7 London bombings and other emergency situations. It recommends various design improvements for trains and related systems as well as procedures that would improve the capacity for emergency management and evacuation measures.

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