Passenger-Transfer-System at Frankfurt International Airport / Germany



Passenger - Transfer - System at Frankfurt International Airport
Pre-mounted spring element below steel beam
Photo taken at night - during installation
Installing the spring elements incl. lost shuttering
Spring element with sliding bearing
Spring element with sliding bearing fixed below the steel beam
Passenger Train
Passenger - Transfer - System at Frankfurt International Airport
Project
Passenger - Transfer - System at Frankfurt International Airport

Passenger train Floating Trackbed System
Vibration Isolation System
78 spring elements, Type GPV
36 spring elements, Type GPV with sliding bearing
8 Damper, Type GPV1
   
Axle load
7 t
Commissioning
1996
   
Mass-Spring-System
Length: 600 m
Vertical system natural frequency:
5 Hz
Longest span: 40 m
Track width: 2,5 m
Number of tracks: 2
Owner
Airport Frankfurt Main AG
   
Construction Details
single span composite structure, twin steel beams with concrete slabs on top, track elevated up to 17 m