Network Rail announces £3 million technology investment

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The Department for Transport has announced that Network Rail is investing £3 million in investment projects that develop automated examination of tunnels and use data analytics to improve station security. Network Rail wishes to automate tunnel examinations, currently carried out by humans, for reasons of safety and efficiency. Network Rail also wants to explore how it could use data analytics to reduce delays and improve safety. Organisations can bid for investment contracts through a competition run by Network Rail.

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