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Keeping Crossrail Safe: No Thefts In Nine Months

Keeping Crossrail Safe: No Thefts In Nine Months

SelectaDNA Trace is being used as part of an ongoing initiative to mark high value rail cable and tools on a stretch of the new Crossrail line.

ATC Systemwide Crossrail is a joint venture between Costain, Alstom and TSO who have been contracted to fit out and commission the tunnels bored under the streets of London that form part of the Crossrail project.

As one of the most significant infrastructure projects ever undertaken in the UK, Crossrail aims to change the way people travel around the Capital by improving journey times, easing congestion and offering better connections.

ATC Systemwide required ongoing protection for metal and tools being used in the Crossrail build process, with the Abbey Wood to Paddington line being the main problem area as far as theft was concerned.

Grant Gable, ATC Systemwide Security Manager said: “While incidents of metal theft across the industry are slowly decreasing, we have found that the use of SelectaDNA Trace together with warning signage has been incredibly useful and is a great theft deterrent. 

“SelectaDNA Trace was chosen for the job as it is very easy to apply. Throughout the works, ATC Systemwide's sites and assets have been fully protected with no thefts since SelectaDNA was introduced nine months ago (April 2018).”


For further information and images contact: Angela Singleton, Press Officer for Selectamark.

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