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Glare for Trains Studies

Solar reflections given off buildings’ facades can cause veiling glare, which can reduce the visibility of train signals.

GIA’s D+SD department produces animations that show the sun reflections caused by a development and visible from the train driver’s point of view while driving along the tracks. The importance of these assessments has been increasingly recognised and Network Rail has often requested them when a predominantly glazed building is proposed in close proximity of a train line.