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Dynamic Capacity a blessing for Light Rail December 14, 2009

Posted by schiltec in Capacity, Dynamic Capacity, Light Rail systems.
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Matching capacity with demand brings real service while saving costs

Trams and Light Rail systems deliver always*) a fixed amount of ‘potential passengers’ to a station. For all stations, big or small, the amount is fixed and the same.

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Capacity Issues December 13, 2009

Posted by schiltec in Capacity, user-friendliness.
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Crush loading and special station events inconvenience passengers

a) regular peak time

Fact:

In peak time, trams may be crush loaded.

User-friendliness observation:

Crush loading is considered offensive by many. (more…)