Atlantic Terminal Brooklyn Platform- Won't platform

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Atlantic Terminal Brooklyn Platform- Won't platform

Postby famcrown » Wed Feb 08, 2017 10:45 am

Is there a good reason why on track 1 they can't platform 8 cars and open all doors on 8 cars? They only open 6.  On Track 2, 8 sets of cars doors open and track 1 has just about the same room with space until the gate back there. 

Today with crowded trains from earlier Jamaica suspension, it was ridiculous that they couldn't open 8 cars  of crowded train on track 1.  This is safer, having people walkup on moving train as cars shift side to side?
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Re: Atlantic Terminal Brooklyn Platform- Won't platform

Postby inthebag » Wed Feb 08, 2017 10:56 am

They used to open up more cars until the gap lawsuits started rolling in.
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Re: Atlantic Terminal Brooklyn Platform- Won't platform

Postby famcrown » Wed Feb 08, 2017 11:40 am

However, on that platform, in that sapce, there is no gap for cars 7 and 8 on track 1. There is no reason why they shouldn't open those doors. New regulation should apply on an individual platform basis.
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Re: Atlantic Terminal Brooklyn Platform- Won't platform

Postby inthebag » Wed Feb 08, 2017 12:41 pm

The east door of the 8th car probably has a gap that is larger than whatever they deem safe.
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Re: Atlantic Terminal Brooklyn Platform- Won't platform

Postby SwingMan » Wed Feb 08, 2017 1:12 pm

In a day and age where people are becoming less responsible to their own personal awareness, the safe thing would be to keep the rules as they are. When people fall in said gap, a greater portion than not will not take responsibility for their own actions.
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Re: Atlantic Terminal Brooklyn Platform- Won't platform

Postby onorclose7 » Sun Feb 12, 2017 11:43 am

The gap on the eastern most car has a big gap on track one. The curve is the opposite way on track two therefore there is no gap. If you are in such a hurry to depart the train, why don't you get on in the front?
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