crush barrier

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crush barrier

n
a barrier erected to separate sections of large crowds in order to prevent crushing
Translations

crush barrier

nAbsperrung f, → Barrikade f

crush barrier

n (Brit) → transenna
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The court was also told about the layout of crush barriers on the Leppings Lane terraces, including the collapse of Barrier 124a in the disaster.
Mr Cutlack believed alterations to the terrace, including the removal of crush barriers and the introduction of radial fences to make pens, meant the area's capacity was 5,426 rather than 7,200, the court heard.
Crowds strained against crush barriers to catch a glimpse of the marvellous monarch and for the lucky few who managed to snatch a brief word, the memory will live forever.
Tenders are invited for boulder apron, road furniture, retaining wall, concrete work, crush barriers
January 2, 1971: Sixty-six football fans die following a match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox in Glasgow after crush barriers collapsed as fans left the stadium.
"I stood in the Leazes End and the big disappointment of that night, apart from Blyth Spartans bowing out of the cup, was when I stooped to go under one of the crush barriers on the terraces and someone nicked my brand new black and white hat!
Even while Boro were still training on the pitch the fixtures and fittings had steadily been stripped away: the internal furniture and office equipment, the seats and crush barriers from the stands and turnstiles used by generations went to be auctioned off to find homes at local nonleague clubs while the imposing floodlights that dominated the skyline for generations were sold for scrap.
They're no Elbow but I admire the organisers' optimism by having crush barriers near the stage.
They can start putting the crush barriers along Union Street and alerting the Provost to the need for a civic reception after the cup has been paraded at Pittodrie.
"If they're going to stage this sort of show again the front six rows of seats should be taken out and crush barriers erected to give the police and security men a chance.
"Also, there are no crush barriers on a lot of these trucks, so it's easy for smaller vehicles to get crushed underneath them," she said.
With the Kop renovation date some way off yet, we should look to pack it with advertising from boards on the crush barriers to even canvas flags and murals for specific companies tied across the stand.