The Railway Security: Methodologies and Instruments for Protecting a Critical Infrastructure

Part of the Topics in Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality book series (TSRQ, volume 27)


This chapter illustrates which are the methodologies and instruments for protecting one of the most critical infrastructures: the railway network. After a comprehensive overview about the potential threats, the chapter describes the security strategy, technologies and cooperation with Public Authorities which should be put in place to protect the railway infrastructure in a complete and effective way.


Critical Infrastructure Civil Protection Private Security Rail Transport Railway Company 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ferrovie dello Stato ItalianeRomeItaly

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