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Network Rail: Foxton Depot The Challenge Foxton railway station serves the village of Foxton, Cambridgeshire, providing connections between Cambridge and London’s King Cross Station.

The cost impact and inconvenience of such actions had become a growing concern for Network Rail staff.

During unmanned hours, the station depot had become a target for trespassing, leaving the site at risk of vandalism, graffiti and theft.

A cost-effective method to provide round-the-clock security for the site was sought in a bid to reduce the impact crime was having on the depot.



Network Rail: Foxton Depot The Solution

The Result

Following a site survey, WCCTV installed its bespoke Site Dome solution to ensure the site is protected from trespassing, theft and vandalism.

In the first 12 months since installing the Site Dome, the incidences of trespass, vandalism and graffiti declined rapidly. The site has been free of any damage related to criminal activity.

Wireless CCTV also arranged the provision of monitoring for the depot at Foxton, with monitoring provided 24/7 or as directed by the customer.

Network Rail staff commented “I have been impressed with the quality of service we have received from WCCTV. Their equipment is fit for purpose and cost-effective, and their attention to detail and customer service is a huge benefit.”

To support the system, there are strategically placed sensors which detect unauthorised activity, while the Dome is fitted with speakers to allow an audio challenge - a proven deterrent to would be criminals.

The WCCTV Site Dome The WCCTV Site Dome is provided with a 360° camera, detectors, in-built battery back-up (in case of interruption to the supply of power), speakers to allow an audio challenge from the control room. The system can operate over 4G or 3G when no existing fixed network capability is present. The portable Site Dome can be moved around your site to meet your changing needs. It is rapidly deployable and has a universal bracket to allow swift installation to any pole, column or building. The Site Dome can be powered using 110-240 volts AC from the mains supply or 12 volts DC with a 2 hour internal battery pack.

Features & Benefits of the WCCTV Site Dome • Site protection and monitoring • Up to 8 wireless detectors provide an invisible perimeter • Battery back-up on power disconnection • Alarm is raised on power disconnection • Remote access to live video stream • Remote access to evidential secure recorded footage • 4G, 3G, GPRS, Wi-Fi and IP connectivity

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