Flatracks T1 and V3 are modified with a wooden spacer fitted to prevent the ramp jaws
damaging the flatrack storage box. The wooden spacer is fitted to the flatrack when a
ramp module is stored on top of another bridge module.
Make sure the far bank ramp module closes slowly and progressively as it is lifted by
the crane. Do not operate the traverse controls of the crane until the module has
Ensure that the ramp module is correctly located over the transport aids fitted to the
Sequence of Closing Ramp Module
Disconnect the bridge module lifter and the tag lines from the far bank ramp module.
Operate the lift and traverse controls on the crane, and position the bridge module
lifter over flatrack LVT.
Close the arms on bridge module lifter to the stowed position, and lower onto flatrack
LVT for stowing.
Disconnect the bridge module lifter from the crane hook.
Secure the bridge module lifter to the flatrack LVT with ratchet lashings.
Stow the single leg sling in the basket on LVT.
Operate the lift and traverse controls on the crane and position the crane hook at the
home bank end beam positioned on the ground.
Connect the crane hook to the end beam slings and attach tag lines to the home
bank end beam positioned on the ground.
Place two bridging timbers on to flatrack T1 ready to receive the far bank end beam.