The bridge lighting triggered by trains

The bridge lighting triggered by trains

A railway bridge in Croatia has been given a unique lighting makeover with a dynamic LED light treatment that’s triggered by trains passing over it.

Do blue lights REALLY cut crime and suicides?

Do blue lights REALLY cut crime and suicides?

Blue lights appear to cut crime and suicides, but are the lights directly responsible? If so, why? Or does it merely displace the problem? These are the questions the British Transport Police are investigating.

Lux Recommends: Petrol station canopy lighting

Lux Recommends: Petrol station canopy lighting

Have you noticed that petrol stations are no longer dull? They used to be lit with high pressure sodium lamps and everything looked dark orange. A few petrol stations used metal halide lamps which had the advantage of white light but their life was considerably shorter. 

The longer the rail franchise the better the lighting?

The longer the rail franchise the better the lighting?

It is not always easy to make a major investment in a project, when it is known that it will only show returns in the distant long term. This is made even more of a wrench when you know that you might not be around to see a project pay back. The limited length of a rail franchise means that operators are sometimes wary of making investments in station infrastructure, such as in the lighting, if it is known that a project won’t pay back before the end of a franchise. Are the length of rail franchises in the UK holding back the development of innovative lighting on the nation's rail network?

Lighting for rail: New product round-up

Lighting for rail: New product round-up

After the success of Lux's Lighting for Rail Conference, which was held in Central London last month, we have gathered together some of the best new lighting products that can be used on the rail network.

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