Expansion of Amsterdam Centraal Station

Expansion of Amsterdam Centraal Station

The main train station, Centraal Station, built on three man-made islands, is situated in the centre of Amsterdam. Starting this year, the train station has been upgraded with a hall, the so-called Poortvrije Passage, which houses a hundred shops and restaurants and an east and west entrance. Over 180,000 MÜPRO products were installed in this approximately 800-metre-long Poortvrije Passage and in an also newly constructed 150-metre-long supply tunnel.
 
 

Special requirements

  • Fixing of cooling water and heating systems and the suspended ceiling to the ceiling for the entire ceiling area of the hall and both passages using a support channel system which is distinguished by its stability and ease and flexibility of installation and allows custom lengths. 
  • Supporting structures for fastening signs with custom lengths and calculations for wind load.
  • Fire resistance class F60 for rail constructions.
  • Fixing of pipeline systems for heating system and extinguishing water system in the supply tunnel.
 
 

Successful implementation

  • Creation of functional pipe fixing systems in 2D with AutoCAD by MÜPRO application engineers.
  • Determining of load values and required spacings of support channels.
  • Installation of a grate-like steel structure with high load-bearing capacity for fixing the heating system, cooling water system and suspended ceiling, comprising a custom-built non-perforated six-metre-long hot-dip galvanised MPR-Support channels and two hot-dip galvanised rigid MPC-Support channels.
  • Fixing of the suspended ceiling using threaded rods on the MPC-Support channels. 
  • Bridging of existing wall ducts with rail brackets, which were pre-assembled from MPC-Support channels under MÜPRO CustomServ®.
  • Fixing signs with MPT-Support profiles Q50, produced according to customer requirements.
  • Heavy-duty fixing of pipeline systems in the supply tunnel with STATO brackets.
  
You can find the right products for your next projects in the MÜPRO online store. The MÜPRO Service team is available to respond to queries you may have regarding our pipe fixing systems and services.