Platform Gap Fillers
Mackay Rail’s Platform Gap Fillers when installed greatly reduces the risk of passengers falling between the edge of the platform and train entry door when stopped, they also offer wheelchairs entry and exit from passenger trains unassisted.
Different Rail Operators have opted for different installation of CAPP Rail Platform Gap Fillers, some have selected to fix them to the Platform at nominated sections where the doors open whereas others have mounted them the full length of the Platform.
Originally developed to assist the mobility of wheelchairs and as many of these wheelchairs now are electrified the Platform Gap Fillers also must support horizontal as well as vertical loads as the wheelchairs have Electric Motors and Batteries which adds considerable weight to them, CAPP Rail’s Platform Gap Fillers are designed to accommodate such Wheelchairs.
Mackay Rail’s Platform Gap Fillers are developed by Steve Leggett who is responsible for the installation of Platform Gap Fillers at various locations in Australia and World-Wide, he worked closely with local authorities on the design and implementing the Platform Gap Fillers, no one else has his expertise and knowledge of Platform Gap Fillers in Australia or possibly anywhere else, and is responsible for the development and installation of Platform Gap Fillers that other Companies take credit for in local and overseas market.
Mackay Rail’s Platform Gap Fillers are designed utilising rubber chemically bonded to a mounting plate for secure fixing, the design allows ensures that there is no damage to the rolling stock if accidently contacts with the trains occurs and will easily support Wheelchairs as mentioned above.
Mackay Rail Platform Gap Fillers are designed and made in Australia by Australian Owned Companies to ensure the upmost in quality and are quality assured.
Mackay Rail’s Platform Gap Fillers are designed and made for your specific applications and tailored to meet your specific requirements.
Mackay Rail Platform Gap Fillers meets and exceeds all current requirements in Australia and overseas, they are available in varied colours and styles for your application.