Turntables in Nuremberg, Germany

For the new service center for traction vehicles of the DB Schenker Rail Deutschland AG in Nuremberg, Germany, MSD got the order for the reconstruction of one turntable and the new construction of another one.

Reconstruction of a turntable:
  • Diameter: 23 m
  • Main access tracks: 2
  • Secondary access tracks: 31
  • Deadweight: 70 t
  • Maximum vehicle weight: 150 t

MSD reconstructed the fundament of the turntable including the drainage of rain water the the liquid separator. The mechanical engineering of the turntable was new-built as well as new engine driver call boxes.

New construction of a turntabe:
  • Diameter: 26 m
  • Main access tracks: 2
  • Secondary access tracks: 20
  • Maximum vehicle length: 21,348 mm + 3,100 mm (towing vehicle)
  • Maximum vehicle weight: 150 t
  • Maximum axle load: 25 t
  • Gauge: 1,435 mm

MSD constucted the fundament of the turntable including the drainage of rain water the the liquid separator. The mechanical engineering of the turntable was new-built as well as new engine driver call boxes.

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