There are thousands of kilometers of tunnels around the world. For many people living in large cities, spending their daily commute underground seems natural. Yet few are aware of the immense engineering challenges involved in keeping traffic flowing safely underground or through a mountain. Europe stands out as an exceptional case study in regard to tunnel security. Tunnel security in Europe has been greatly promoted through EU regulation, specifically EU directive 2004/54, which required the risk assessment of all tunnels and, depending on the outcome, required them to be refurbished...READ MORE
Manufacturers are coming up with different solutions to overcome difficulties faced in tunnel security, such as low lighting and narrow spaces.
Lantech switches are currently being used to provide data transmission connection for equipment used along one of the longest road tunnel in the world.
Hexagon's software was used to monitor a railway base tunnel in Switzerland and aid operators to properly intervene in emergency situations.
During the construction of the Eurasia Tunnel, Grundig IP cameras were employed to provide video surveillance of the construction sites and associated areas.