Footbridge Centraal Station
2007, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

In June 2004, Team CS, a collaboration of Benthem Crouwel Architekten, Meyer en Van Schooten Architecten, and West 8 urban design & landscape architecture b.v., has received the commission to execute the vision presented for the new Rotterdam Central Station.

The first part of the new public transport terminal is a 135m long footbridge, situated on the west side of the station and connecting all 16 platforms. Rail passengers at Rotterdam Central Station can make use of the new footbridge over the tracks, which also functions as an escape route in the event of an emergency.

Lenght: 135m
Surface: 675m
Engineer: Arcadis
Contractor: Peters Stahlbau gmbh

 

client
ProRail/City of Rotterdam
partners
Benthem Crouwel Architecten and Meyer en Van Schooten
consultants
Arcadis
team
Adriaan Geuze, Joost Koningen