Irish Rail Stations - Heuston

MSA provided crowd flow analysis during peak periods. This provided an upgrade of the existing Heuston Station. MSA have also provided Building Emergency Safety management with evacuation training for staff etc.

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Client: Iarnrod Eireann

MSA have worked on existing and new stations throughout Ireland over the past number of years working closely in partnership with Irish Rail to bring on-going value and modifications to their business operations.

MSA fire safety specialists have been central to the re-development and refurbishment of the historic Heuston Rail Station. The building was commissioned in 1846 and the challenge was develop a fire safety design that would not affect the existing structure and provide safe circulation and evacuation from fire.

MSA used detailed pedestrian movement analysis to determine the most appropriate and economical design to optimise the maximum permitted occupancy levels.

MSA’s specialist Building Fire Safety Management Team developed emergency evacuation management plans strategies for specific events.  Read more on Building Fire Safety Management.

MSA provided fire and evacuation training for staff to enable these strategies be implemented correctly.

These Emergency management plans and the development of fire engineering egress for the different events increased the stadium’s occupant levels compared to a code compliant design.

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