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Train delays 'in decline' The thefts reached a high between 2010 and 2011 Rail passenger and freight service delays caused by metal and cable theft halved in the last year, Network Rail figures show. There were 285 incidents and 2,700 hours of delays
Swansea surgeon condemns cable thefts which hit three hospitals Consultant surgeon Dougie Russell could not access the X-rays he needed A senior surgeon has criticised cable thieves after hospital computer systems were hit by an incident in Swansea.
We're facing a major civil emergency' warns water company boss over rocketing number of scrap metal thefts Last updated at 6:51 AM on 31st January 2012 Britain faces an 'inevitable' major civil emergency if ruthless thieves continue to cripple
The thieves have turned their attention to roads after plundering the country's rail network for copper cables which are highly valuable on world markets. Crimewave: There are serious concerns that scrap-metal theft is putting drivers' lives at risk
EDT Bombardier Inc.'s high-tech rail project in South Africa has been a popular success, but it has sometimes been ground to a halt by a mundane problem: the theft of copper cables from its railway lines. The high-speed Gautrain, in which Bombardier
on 4th October 2011 Train passengers travelling into London suffered severe disruption today after the latest incident of cable theft, which also caused a lineside fire. The fire service was called to an incident near the Cranbourne level crossing in
In recent weeks, stolen cables have caused disruption to phone lines in south Tyrone and in Banbridge copper cable was cut at 16 junction boxes. Also in the last few days cabling has been stolen from poles along a number of roads in Londonderry.
Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein had assured that Secondhand Dealers Act 1946 will be extended to Sarawak in the near future. The Act required that secondhand dealers must apply for their license to trade. The Act would
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry is studying the issue of thefts of electricity cables, lately afflicting the various Govtes and regions of Oman and causing damage to electricity distribution companies as well as citizens. What's more, the
Due to widespread thefts of telecommunication cables that have caused losses of about RM34mil to Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) , the telecommunications giant will work with the police to nab the culprits and arrest the crime. They have formed a joint