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AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) has placed an initial €375m order for eight day trains and 13 night trains as part of a €1.5bn framework agreement it has signed with Siemens…
CANADIAN National (CN) and Vossloh have signed a multi-annual framework contract for the supply of turnouts, following on from a similar agreement for concrete sleepers, which was signed in April.
RAIL.ONE has inaugurated a new concrete sleeper plant at Aschaffenburg in Bavaria, which will have capacity to supply up to 600,000 sleepers a year, primarily for customers in Germany.
GREENRAIL, an Italian company specialising in the production of railway sleepers using recycled materials, has signed a collaboration agreement with Indra, Spain, to jointly develop smart sleepers capable of collecting,…
GREENRAIL, Italy, has signed the first agreement for the industrialisation and marketing of its range of recycled railway sleepers in the United States.
NORWEGIAN infrastructure manager Jernbaneverket is evaluating the use of synthetic sleepers on bridges and in tunnels as an alternative to traditional creosoted-wood sleepers.
SWEDISH infrastructure manager Trafikverket has installed recycled plastic sleepers supplied by Lankhorst Engineered Services, Netherlands, as part of a trial to evaluate the durability of alternatives to traditional timber sleepers.
Infrastructure managers face the twin challenges of ageing infrastructure and demands for increased capacity and performance, so news that a German company has developed ways to streamline the reconstruction and…
Sekisui's FFU synthetic sleepers have been deployed on 1400km of switch and bridge track sections in 16 countries since they were introduced over 30 years ago. Japan's Railway Technical Research…
Sekisui's FFU synthetic sleepers have been deployed on 1400km of switch and bridge track sections in 16 countries since they were introduced over 30 years ago. Japan's Railway Technical Research…
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