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concession area definition in metro station  

Question asked by wsabry13 on May 1, 2019
Latest reply on May 5, 2019 by wsabry13

Hello,

 

NFPA 130 clause, 5.7.3.1 states that "An automatic sprinkler protection system shall be provided

in areas of stations used for concessions, in storage areas, in trash rooms, and in the steel truss area of all escalators and other similar areas with combustible loadings, except trainways."

 

Can you please confirm the definition/meaning of the word "Concession" within the context of the above clause.

 

Could the concourse level in a station be considered as an area used for concessions? Does this mean that the concourse area would need to be fully protected by automatic sprinklers system? 

 

 Best Regards 

Walid 

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