Shunt for wheelchair users
Disability groups are outraged that wheelchair-bound passengers will now have to wait towards the end of the train platform - without shelter or safety lighting - in a so-called BAZ area (boarding assistant zone).
RailCorp said it was to accommodate the new Waratah trains, because guards rode in the back carriage instead of their current location in the middle.
However, there was widespread confusion as to why every platform was now being reconfigured given just one of the 78 new trains will be delivered by the end of this year and just two more by March 2011.
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