Railway Infrastructure Security

  • Roberto Setola
  • Antonio Sforza
  • Valeria Vittorini
  • Concetta Pragliola

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Concetta Pragliola, Roberto Setola, Antonio Sforza, Valeria Vittorini
    Pages 1-11
  3. Jacques Colliard
    Pages 13-24
  4. Arturo Borrelli, Francesco Murolo, Antonio Sforza, Claudio Sterle
    Pages 91-108
  5. Valeria Vittorini, Stefano Marrone, Nicola Mazzocca, Roberto Nardone, Annarita Drago
    Pages 143-169
  6. Antonio Sforza, Stefano Starita, Claudio Sterle
    Pages 171-196
  7. Stefano Marrone, Nicola Mazzocca, Concetta Pragliola, Antonio Sforza, Claudio Sterle, Valeria Vittorini
    Pages 197-214
  8. Maria Paola Scaparra, Stefano Starita, Claudio Sterle
    Pages 215-233
  9. Klaus Hestbek Lund, Annarita Tedesco, Michele Bigi
    Pages 235-249

About this book


This comprehensive monograph addresses crucial issues in the protection of railway systems, with the objective of enhancing the understanding of railway infrastructure security. Based on analyses by academics, technology providers, and railway operators, it explains how to assess terrorist and criminal threats, design countermeasures, and implement effective security strategies. In so doing, it draws upon a range of experiences from different countries in Europe and beyond. The book is the first to be devoted entirely to this subject. It will serve as a timely reminder of the attractiveness of the railway infrastructure system as a target for criminals and terrorists and, more importantly, as a valuable resource for stakeholders and professionals in the railway security field aiming to develop effective security based on a mix of methodological, technological, and organizational tools. Besides researchers and decision makers in the field, the book will appeal to students interested in critical infrastructure protection. 


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Editors and affiliations

  • Roberto Setola
    • 1
  • Antonio Sforza
    • 2
  • Valeria Vittorini
    • 3
  • Concetta Pragliola
    • 4
  1. 1.EngineeringUniversity Campus Bio-Medico of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.Electrical EngineeringUniversity 'Federico II' of NaplesNaplesItaly
  3. 3.Electrical EngineeringUniversity 'Federico II' of NaplesNaplesItaly
  4. 4.Ansaldo STSNaplesItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-04425-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-04426-2
  • Series Print ISSN 1566-0443
  • Series Online ISSN 2215-0285
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