The existing standards stipulated minimum clearances between trains and platforms but did not consider the effect of the resulting gaps with respect to safe accessibility.
Metro Trains Melbourne
13 August 2016
For existing platform renewal, MTM is implementing the requirements of the ‘design practice note’ (DPN). This document provides guidelines on the permissible construction tolerances applicable to platform renewal works.
Current issue status:
MTM has developed a design practice note to address safety issue.