Sky News has learned that the UK railway network has suffered at least four major cyber attacks over the last year alone.
Experts have warned that the digital systems controlling trains are vulnerable to hackers, who could cause injury or death in the real world.
As more devices are connected to the internet, digital attacks are leading to real world consequences.
Network rail is introducing the European Rail Traffic Management (ERTMS) system to the UK, as part of its ‘digital railway’ plan to modernise signalling infrastructure.
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