06 September 2019

Guided Cross-Tie: The First Absolutely Earthquake Proof Railroad Bridge Expansion Joint

Complex seismic protection system for two viaducts in Mexico Mexico City/Munich. The railroad line Toluca–Mexico City is scheduled to become operational early in 2021. The special feature is the MAURER seismic protection system for two long viaducts. For this purpose, so-called guided cross-ties, the first absolutely earthquake-proof railroad bridge expansion joints, are installed at the ends of the individual bridge sections. Together with a complex system consisting of bearings, dampers and e

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