RIBA Approved 'The Inside Track to Rail Security'


We are delighted to announce our latest RIBA approved CPD ‘The Inside Track to Rail Security’. A must-see presentation for construction professionals and architects involved in rail perimeter security.

RIBA CPD Architects

Available free of charge, online and at a time to suit you, join us as we identify the key security risks to the industry and discuss the various perimeter protection solutions that address the industry's needs: from sound barriers to protect against noise pollution to fencing that prevents unauthorised access to railway tracks and security systems for high-risk areas such as train stations. Gain the required knowledge and insight to make confident and informed choices in choosing the right perimeter protection solution for your unique rail infrastructure requirements.

Sitting in RIBA core curriculum subjects: design, construction and technology and health safety and wellbeing, this CPD offers a fantastic opportunity for anyone involved in rail perimeter security to gain greater understanding of the risks and solutions for rail projects.

Key learning aims:

  • Security threats in the rail infrastructure industry: From accidental track crossings by wildlife to terror attacks – an introduction to the key threats faced by rail transport
  • Key statistics of rail security incidents in the UK: Gain a better understanding of the impact of the key security threats by looking at relevant statistics
  • Best practice and guidelines for choosing an appropriate solution: Insights into what factors should be taken into consideration when choosing mitigation solutions
  • Perimeter security solutions for rail infrastructure: The products and systems that are used in the industry – advantages and disadvantages
  • Industry regulations and certifications: Legislation, certification bodies and product standards

Learning outcomes:

  • Improve understanding of key rail industry security threats
  • Increase awareness of suitability and appropriate use of various systems
  • Gain confidence in selecting the most suitable system for your project
  • Recognise security ratings and how to use these resources appropriately
  • Understand the importance of sustainable products


Betafence - Supporting Architects

From demarcation to design and security, a fence can perform a number of functions and it is often difficult to navigate the technical specification and ranges available.

We are here to help! Betafence UK based in Sheffield is part of the world’s largest industry leading perimeter fencing manufacturer and supplier. With 140 years’ experience, Betafence continues to set the standards of excellence in the perimeter protection industry.

We offer an extensive range of fencing and gate systems including Secured by Design, LPCB and CPNI approved systems, which are designed not only to offer high levels of security but also provide an aesthetic solution.

From education, retail and commercial to critical sites and infrastructure, Betafence have experience of delivering perimeter protection solutions to meet the needs of even the most challenging projects.

What does it all mean? Our in-house team of experts can work with you to help identify the correct system for your project and with BIM models available to download directly into your design from the NBS National BIM Library, it couldn’t be easier.

Betafence also have a nationwide network of chartered installers and a free market leading 10-year BEKassure installation and product guarantee – everything you need under one roof!