Thursday 2 November 2023

Mind the gap! New Piccadilly Line Trains Will Mean Platform 'Shaving' Sparking New Safety Fears

The New Piccadilly line trains are longer than the existing 45-year-old trains, platform edges at some stations will have to be “shaved” — creating a bigger gap for passengers boarding or alighting from the old trains to step across.

The first of the new trains, which was built by Siemens in Austria, has entered testing in Germany.

Read the Standard article here and 
London Transport briefing here