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Putting A Trace On Rail Metal Thieves

Putting A Trace On Rail Metal Thieves

RAIL track and vital electrical equipment belonging to the UK's national rail operator Network Rail is being guarded from metal theft by an innovative new product called SelectaDNA Trace.

This specially-formulated spray containing metal microdots is being deployed in specific crime hotspots to reduce the number of thefts of rail equipment such as copper cable, rail track and signal boxes.

Security solutions group LandSheriffs was asked by Network Rail to evaluate SelectaDNA for metal theft protection, and it was subsequently selected as the chosen forensic marking product for the Anglia Route.

SelectaDNA Trace’s technology helps Police provide immediate forensic proof of where stolen metal has come from, enabling them to prosecute criminals successfully. The Police are equipped with the tools to trace and identify

SelectaDNA, and almost 90% of UK Police Forces are using it to reduce crime and to secure convictions.

Already at the forefront of asset and offender marking technology worldwide, SelectaDNA is also being used to protect rail infrastructure in the Netherlands by Dutch rail operator ProRail BV, and by the German national railway company Deutsche Bahn.

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

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