26 - 27 June, 2018 | Mercure Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW

Peter Munro


General Manager Network Operations
Metro Trains Melbourne


1:50 PM How Metro Trains Melbourne Aims to Decrease Dwell time by One Minute

Crowding on stations and terminals can affect dwell times and result in the deterioration of reliability and journey times. Dwell times are a key driver of the capacity and reliability of the rail network. Learn how Metro Trains Melbourne aims to deliver a one minute improvement in journey times for each line to deliver a large increase to overall reliability. This session will explore:

  • The direct link between station layout and train performance
  • Lessons learnt from prior station designs
  • How to achieve effective dwell time through controlling passenger flow, station accessibility and platform width
  • Solutions to reduce dwell time and increase station performance taken from case studies of Richmond, Parliament and Southern Cross Station from Metro Trains Melbourne Station Dwell Management Project


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