(From Government News Network)
] COMMUNITIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT 074 31 March 2009 Underground station fire safety regulations
Fire safety regulations for sub-surface and underground railway stations have been published today.
The regulations maintain the existing standard of safety required brought in following the Kings Cross tragedy in 1987 while the accompanying guidance makes the requirements clearer, easier to understand and enforce.
There are sub-surface and underground railways in four areas: London, Liverpool, Newcastle upon Tyne and Birmingham.
Sub-surface railway stations are those with at least one enclosed platform …