Moynihan Train Hall - Making-of: A project film shows the creation of the steel-and-glass construction by seele

01/20/2021 On 01/01/2021 the Moynihan Train Hall in New York, an extension of Penn Station, was opened. seele was responsible for the execution of the three roof structures with a total of over 5,000sqm. In the project film, the development from design to installation is documented in exciting perspectives.

Each of the roof structures consists of a shell structure with tensioned cables in which a total of more than 3,000 aluminium-glass elements were installed. Both the design and manufacture of the steel ladders and the glazed elements were carried out by seele at the Gersthofen and Pilsen sites. Furthermore, seele was responsible for the installation on site.

Approximately 650,000 passengers use New York's largest train station every day. The Moynihan Train Hall now offers space for the constantly growing passenger traffic. In addition, seele realized the canopy construction of the new entrance at 33rd Street, the East End Gateway.

On our Youtube channel you can watch the entire project film and get exciting insights into other projects made by seele:

Steel-and-glass roof of Moynihan Train Hall, New York made by seele

Photo: Lucas Blair Simpson © SOM