April 11, 2018

German concrete sleeper factory inaugurated

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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.

The 35,000m2 facility will produce up to 3500 sleepers a day in a three-shift operation and has storage capacity for 120,000 sleepers. The site has two unit train loading sidings, each capable of accommodating 20-22 wagon trains.

More than 50 staff will be employed in production and administration at the factory, which supplements Rail.One’s other German facilities at Coswig (Saxony), Kirchmöser (Brandenburg), and Neumarkt (Bavaria).

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