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Platform canopy project of Light Railway

Platform canopy project of Light Railway in Mecca,Saudi Arabia (10,000sqm PTFE tensile structure) is aimed to provide convenient transportations for the Pilgrims from Arafat region to Jamarat palace by Saudi Arabian Government..This project is an international bid,designed by a French company.Kangda cooperated closely with the French party for construction plans designing.Its the first inter-government project between China and Saudi Arabian,with total length of 18 kilometers,covered area approx. 0.13 million square meters,and weight of structural steel approx. 8700mt.The 18-kilometer-long line with 21 stations,each platform 370m long.The whole platform canopies utilize tensioned membrane structure,i.e. structural steel as the frame and PTFE membrane as the roofing,with the largest span 15.6m and column space 9.12m.