Attaching the Far Bank Carriage
The far bank carriage is connected to the far bank ramp unit at the end beam lifting
Remove the R clip from the sling retractable pin on the far bank carriage and retract the
Route the carriage slings through the end beam bridge lifting points and re-connect the
sling to the carriage. Ensure the sling straps do not cross and have not twisted. Ensure
that the carriage is level horizontally and vertically prior to lifting, with respect to the upper
part of the carriage.
It is extremely important that the two carriage parts are in line vertically and horizontally,
failure to ensure correct alignment will result in the bottom half of the carriage becoming
jammed in the top half of the carriage when it is raised.
Make sure the retractable pin is fully located and secured with the R clip.
ENSURE THAT SLINGS ARE
NOT TWISTED OR
Figure 3. 35 Method and Location
of Slinging Far Bank Ramp
Attaching the Home Bank Carriage
The far bank carriage is connected to the ramp module beams (see Figure 3. 36).
Remove the R clips from the sling retractable pins and retract the pins.
Route the slings of the far bank carriage through the bridge lifting points on the home
bank ramp module and reconnect the sling to the carriage. Make sure the retractable pin
is fully located and secured with the retaining clip.