Providing car stop markers on platforms
Car stop markers are signs that are installed to help drivers stop trains in the correct positions at platforms. RIS-3782-TOM issue one and sign AK104 issue two have incorporated research findings and built on the duty of co-operation between transport operators. Together these set out a framework to improve the consistency of car stop markers across the GB mainline network.
The position that a train stops at a platform is important for managing several risks, such as: