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Touch guards on bridges

For use in public areas on bridges across overhead contact systems

The RIZ Elt 2 regulation requires road bridges or pedestrian bridges to be retrofitted with touch guards to ensure protection against electric shock from the active parts of the overhead lines according. Alternatively, shock protection walls may be fitted with railings or continuous handrails.

The systems meet the requirements of DIN EN 50122-1: 2011-09 to protect electrical railway systems such as long distance railway lines, guided public transport systems such as tramways, elevated and underground railway lines or cable cars. The glass infills are made of transparent acrylic glass according to ZTV-LSW 06.

Exposed areas are reinforced with inside stabilization filaments to prevent debris from damaging critical systems. These visible polyamide filaments are also helpful to protect birds.