Title

Manual to Improve Rail Transit Safety at Platform/Vehicle and Platform/Guideway Interfaces

Document Type

Report

Publication Date

2017

Subject Area

mode - rail, infrastructure - vehicle, infrastructure - station, planning - safety/accidents

Keywords

Public Transportation

Abstract

TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Research Report 189: Manual to Improve Rail Transit Safety at Platform/Vehicle and Platform/Guideway Interfaces provides treatment strategies to prevent incidents and improve safety at platform/guideway and platform/vehicle interfaces. The research focused on rail transit systems with level or near level boarding where the vehicle floors are level or near level with the platform.

Rights

Permission to publish the abstract has been given by Transportation Research Board, Washington, copyright remains with them.