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SkyWay Transport facts | Service life of the string rail

The projected service life of the string rail is more than 100 years. Several technical solutions contributng to that, distinguish it from a conventional rail.

To begin with, let us we remind you that inside each string rail, there are several tens and even hundreds of high-strength cables placed in a protective shell and filled with an anti-corrosion compound. The bundle of cables is inside a steel rail filled with special concrete. All that helps to protect the strings from mechanical or atmospheric influences from the outside.

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The SkyWay flyover’s linear design is also arranged in such a way that heavy traffic on the rails increases the tension stress in the string by only 0.1-0.5%. That means that the most important element of the rail, the string, will remain in a virtually unchanged condition throughout its entire service life, which increases the service life of the rail, because deforming …

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