When carrying out essential maintenance and refurbishment works at railway stations, there is often a need to create temporary crossings between platforms. These crossing locations are used to provide safe access between platforms for both plant and pedestrians, minimising the time to pass between them. Each platform crossing is designed to meet the unique requirements of the station, including specific platform heights, spans, loading requirements and rail configurations.
The grade of Filcor (Expanded Polystyrene) used to manufacture each platform crossing can be varied to suit the loading requirements expected from pedestrians, plant and materials during its use.
The crossings are manufactured from a lightweight Filcor making them quick to position, remove and store during the on-going works.
Platform Crossings are designed to be a cost effective, temporary solution for providing access between rail station platforms during maintenance and refurbishment works.
Please contact the Cordek Project Design Team on T: 01403 799600 / email@example.com for further assistance when determining the suitability of this temporary crossing system.
The manufacture of Filcor is a low pollution process. Steam is he key component and the water is re-used many times. There is no waste in the process as all cut offs or rejects are recycled.
Filcor is 98% air. This makes Filcor a uniquely resource-efficient material with small carbon footprint.
Filcor is HFC, CFC and HCFC free and Pentane is used as its blowing agent. Pentane has a low Global Warming Potential* (GWP) of less than five. (The EU does not register pentane as a substance hazardous to human health or environment.)
Styrene, used in the manufacture of Filcor, occurs naturally in many commonplace items including strawberries, beans, nuts, beer, wine, coffee beans and cinnamon