North-South Urban Light Railway
in Cologne: modern Fire Protection
in underground Facilities
Special measures are required in order to provide passengers with the greatest possible protection should fire occur in an underground facility. In close collaboration Cologne Transport (Kölner Verkehrs-Betriebe AG/KVB), and the Research Association for Tunnels and Transportation Facilities mbH (STUVAtec) have developed a feasible application of modern fire protection for the North-South Urban Light Railway in Cologne.
Tunnel Fire as a Challenge
Possible fires in tunnels, Metro stations and underground transportation facilities represent a challenge for those charged with fire appraisal. After...