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"zu den Wegen hin"

English translation: towards/facing/along the paths

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German term or phrase:zu den Wegen hin
English translation:towards/facing/along the paths
Entered by: kostan
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15:14 Feb 12, 2009
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Manufacturing / Manufacturing plant safety equipment
German term or phrase: "zu den Wegen hin"
I'm not sure precisely how to put "zu den Wegen hin ", although I have no problem in understanding what it means:

Um ein unabsichtliches Auslösen des Lichtzaunes durch Besucher oder Mitarbeiter zu vermeiden, wird zu den Wegen hin im Abstand von 1 Meter ein schnell entfernbares Geländer montiert.

My draft translation so far:

An easily removable railing is to be placed 1 meter away from the plant zu den Wegen hin to prevent the light barrier from being triggered inadvertently by visitors or employees.

I'm not happy with "in the direction of the paths" or "towards the paths."
David Williams
Germany
Local time: 05:20
towards/facing/along the paths
Explanation:
there must be some paths/roads running parallel to the light barrier
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kostan
Austria
Local time: 05:20
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Summary of answers provided
3 +1towards/facing/along the pathskostan


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towards/facing/along the paths


Explanation:
there must be some paths/roads running parallel to the light barrier

kostan
Austria
Local time: 05:20
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Thanks!
Notes to answerer
Asker: That is the question.


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Armorel Young: The best of those options is "facing the paths" - we can't really say "along the paths" as we don't know how far back from the path the railing is to be set.
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