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How to stop a GO train in its tracks – the momentum of science and skill behind aligning with a platform perfectly

How to stop a GO train in its tracks – the momentum of science and skill behind aligning with a platform perfectly

As passengers, we can’t wait to get to our train stop. But, amid occasional platform overshoots and safety reminders to stay off the tracks, few of us know how complicated stopping a train can be. And that each stop starts long before the brakes are ever applied.

For passengers, the effort of arriving at a GO station amounts to gathering up any bags and stepping onto the platform. It can burn, if lucky, about five calories.

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