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SECUREMETRO - Inherently secure blast resistant and fire safe metro vehicles

2010 - 2013

SecureMetro aims to create an integrated safety and security model for metropolitan transport systems. The project will consider metro vehicles security and resilience performances in situations where an attack using conventional explosives and firebombs takes place, seeking the best combination of materials and structural design in order to minimize the impact of the attack on passengers, staff and infrastructure.

Partners: University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Coordinator), consortium of European research institutes and transport and security companies
Sponsor: European Commission - 7th Framework Programme

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