No barrier to success

19 April 2007  •  Author(s): ET

Platform Screen Doors (PSDs) offer many advantages to rail and metro operators including increased safety, comfort for passengers, and added aesthetic appeal. This is why they are increasingly being ordered by transport operators across the world.

The most obvious benefit is that PSDs act as a physical barrier preventing people or objects from falling or trespassing onto the tracks. This helps prevent suicides, reduces the risk of accidents (especially when trains pass though the station at speed) and stops people entering tunnels.

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