Julien Dehornoy

Julien Dehornoy standing in front of light rail transit

Julien Dehornoy, CEO of Yarra Trams, is helping bring world’s best practice to the world’s largest tram network. Julien is passionate about improving the passenger experience of more than 200,000 daily passengers, operations and asset management best practice, and driving engagement of Yarra Trams 2,700 employees.

Julien is familiar with leading large and complex transport operations, having more than 10 years’ experience in the SNCF Group (French railways). He was Managing Director of some of the largest and busiest train lines serving Paris. Prior to arriving at Yarra Trams, Julien was the Chief of Staff to the Minister for Transport in France.

Julien’s leadership role is grounded in his style of fostering strong collaboration, respect and trust between teams, stakeholders and partners, and his passion for public transport. Julien joined the network’s operator Keolis Downer in 2019.

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AusRAIL Custom Stand Venue guidelines

All temporary structures will be professionally designed, structurally sound and will contain reasonable provision for:

  • Safety of persons to be accommodated in the event of fire including means of egress
  • Prevention of fire
  • Suppression of fire
  • Patrons must give consideration for wheelchair access to the Stand (NCC – Section D3.3) The reduction of the existing level of fire protection is not permissible.

Designers and builders have an obligation to design and construct to these principles and any relevant standards or legislation while meeting the special needs of their client. Parts of these principles include:

  • Stands over 18m2 where roofing is fitted must have a “Smoke Detection Device” and have a fire extinguisher installed. The recommended material for the roofing is “shark tooth” type material that allows water penetration from sprinklers and fire cannon.
  • Audience chairs within a temporary structure must be secured in groups of not less than 4 and not more than 16. Maximum seats in each row must not exceed 8 where there is an aisle at one end only or 16 where there are aisles on both sides of the row. (NCC NSW H101.11.1).