PASSENGER INFORMATION IN URBAN RAILWAYS

FAHRGASTINFORMATION IM S-BAHNBEREICH

The existence of information facilities is a decisive factor in the attraction of mass transit systems. The author, using the example of the Munich urban railway, explains how passengers obtain information about the journey, fare, departure time and platform, special services provided, etc. Train arrival and any interesting item of information are given over the public address system. Other features quite useful to passengers are: network map on the train, adequate signposting in stations, indications regarding connection possibilities and the geographical position of the station in the town, etc.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Hestra Verlag

    Holzhofallee 33, Postfach 4244
    6100 Darmstadt 1,   Germany 

    lag

    Holzhofallee 33
    61 Darmstadt,   Germany 
  • Authors:
    • Claussnitzer, O H
  • Publication Date: 1974-8

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  • Undetermined

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 501-506
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00095645
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Railway Documentation, Selection of
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 2 1982 12:00AM