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Optimising Rail Door Closure Arrangements to Improve Boarding and Alighting

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The objective of this project, commissioned by the Rail Safety And Standards Board, is to examine how passengers interact with and understand door closure arrangements. This research defines door closure arrangements as the timing and sequence of door closing and the use of ‘Hustle Alarms’ during train dispatch.

Deadline for proposals: 11 April

Funding available: £100,000

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