Rail seats in sun in Hanover - Use permitted only with credit: (C) Stadionwelt.de
John Leech MP, Liberal Democrat Spokesman on Culture, Media and Sport at Ashton Gate
Demonstration block of rail seats at Ashton Gate
3 rail heights to promote debate
In seated mode
Lots of clearway space along the row
Pre-installation: the rear rows of the previous plastic, low-backed seats have been removed.
Ferco rail seats arrive at Ashton Gate, ready for installation
All lined up and ready to be fitted - A Block of the Atyeo Stand
These back row seats have a rail height of 1100mm
Lined up and ready - once again
Installed next to existing plastic seats
Anchoring the seats to the concrete
Drilling a hole for an anchor point
Seat uprights firmly anchored to the deck
Bubble-wrap to prevent scratches in transit
Installing the first few seats
Checking they are all in line
The first ever rail seat in the UK gets fitted into place
Starting to take shape
General shot of Ashton Gate
Neil Doncaster, SPFL chief executive, on the roadshow
The SPFL's Neil Doncaster tries out rail seats
The roadshow unit at Celtic Park
Exclusive safe standing area for 10-16 year-olds at VfL Wolfsburg
Lower tier rail seats / Upper tier standard seats. VfL Wolfsburg
Early arrivals catching up on lunch at VfL Wolfsburg
Two steps for two rows of fans - VfL Wolfsburg
An hour before kick-off at VfL Wolfsburg
Rail seats pre-match at VfL Wolfsburg
14 rows of rail seats - VfL Wolfsburg
The VW Arena, home of VfL Wolfsburg
The Safe Standing Roadshow unit at Molineux
Looked at head on
The Safe Standing Roadshow unit consists of 2 rows each of 2 rail seats
An extra step creates space for 2 rows of standing fans between the rails
Clubs could choose to make it one standing fan per seat space
Rail heights and gradient comply with UK regs (i.e. 1.1m high and a gradient of < 25 degrees)
In the Wolverhampton sun!
Football Supporters Federation Chairman Malcolm Clarke celebrates a 'goal'!
FSF chairman Malcolm Clarke talking to members of Wolves' Fans' Parliament
Wolves fans experience 'safe standing'
Members of Wolves' Fans' Parliament discuss the merits of rail seats
Rail seats in the sun - locked in the 'up' position
A special key unlocks the seat for games under UEFA all-seater rules
... and, hey presto, you have a seat
More Molineux sun!
The unit is 2.3m x c. 2m - the seats come from a batch made for VfB Stuttgart
Seen from the back - a sturdy steel frame.
And sideways on - note how the seats don't stick out at all.
So there you have it: The Safe Standing Roadshow!
Rail seats in standing configuration at TSG 1899 Hoffenheim.
Rail seats secured in the 'up' position
Room on 2 steps for 2 standing fans per rail seat space
Rails every second step - Gradient is 24 degrees (within UK guidelines)
Seats locked flush for uncluttered space
Securely bolted for strength and durability - horizontal loading capacity exceeds UK requirements
Stability tested to strict German safety standards - Vorsprung durch Technik
All numbered for occasional use as seats (UEFA games)
Seats locked out of way for domestic games
Seat lowered, as for a UEFA game
When down, seats cover rear step
Red rail seats in Klagenfurt, Austria - Brand new in 2007
Klagenfurt - Seats down for an international friendly
Klagenfurt - Seats down, no rear step
Klagenfurt - Uprights are bolted solidly in place
Klagenfurt - Good legroom and a clear view over the rail
Hannover - Sturdy rails
Innsbruck - After a game - Numbers for rows and seats
After a game in Innsbruck - Note no second step here
Innsbruck - Plenty of space
Innsbruck - Early doors
Innsbruck - Rail seats locked in 'up' position
HSV - Hamburg - Rail seats in a back corner section
Numbered rail seat in close-up at HSV (Hamburg)
Seat 74 in close-up at HSV (Hamburg)
Nick Webster (Derby County fan) among the rail seats on the home end of Hannover 96
Bob Symns (Chief Executive of Peterborough United - middle row, centre) and representatives of Peterborough City Council with Jon Darch (Safe Standing Roadshow) and Hannover 96 staff among the rail seats in the AWD Arena.
Every row and seat is numbered (this is Hannover)
As can be seen here (in Hannover), the rear step is a continuation of the intermediate steps on each stairway
Each rail more than withstands the loading specified for equivalent barriers by the Green Guide
All available in any colour under the sun!
Peterborough mascot 'Peter Burrow' demonstrates how dangerouns conventional seats can be!
The Safe Standing Roadshow at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland
Outside the Stadium of Light