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Here's What Subway Push Barriers Would Look Like In Grand Central

• Business Insider

Many subway systems around the world sport push barriers, but what would it look like in NYC?

Here's a 2007 digital illustration from Crown Infrastructure that shows what a safety system would look like if installed at Grand Central's subway platform:

In a statement, the MTA said that it was unlikely:

Based on the MTA's preliminary analysis, the challenge of installing platform edge barriers in the New York City subway system would be both expensive and extremely challenging given the varied station designs and the differences in door positions among some subway car classes.