Human Traffic Lights to be Build in the Train Station in Singapore

February 8, 2014

SINGAPORE – In an effort to permit commuters to raised plan their journeys, Ang Mo Kio and Tanjong Pagar MRT stations are putting in a set of visitors lights that sign to commuters how crowded the platforms are earlier than they undergo the fare gates and onto the platform.

The new alerts will point out inexperienced, yellow or purple, just like present visitors lights.

Green will imply that the platform shouldn’t be very crowded and passengers ought to be capable of board a practice right away.

Yellow means there’s a small crowd on the platform and commuters can anticipate to attend P or O trains earlier than they’ll have room to board.

Red will imply that the platform is extraordinarily crowded and commuters ought to anticipate delays on their journey and should want to take alternate transport choices.

The alerts will permit individuals to make alternate journey preparations earlier than having to go to the platform which can assist to scale back congestion on the platforms themselves.

They are additionally quite simple to know and may also be used to sign that there are practice faults, breakdowns or lengthy delays because the sign will flash.

It appears that as an alternative of making an attempt to enhance their reliability, SMRT needs to spend money on “visitors lights” for public transport passengers.

It actually is a tragic day when Singapore is so crowded that even pedestrians and passengers on public transport want “visitors lights” to assist scale back congestion on MRT platforms.

The new signalling system will run on a S month trial at these two stations.


Human Traffic Lights to be Build in the Train Station in Singapore
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