oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Rail sleeper technology breakthrough from Infraset

Volume 13, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Extracted from text ... INFRASET - INFRASTRUCTURE PRODUCTS has done it again. After its world-first launch last year of a concrete rail sleeper for a onein- seven double-slip rail turnout, a feat most rail engineers thought was simply not possible, the company has once again confounded the sceptics and developed a viable replacement for some 14 000 timber sleeper turnouts on South Africa's extensive rail network. Universal Sleeper, as the system is known, was developed in close collaboration with Spoornet and Metrorail. It is a solution that was made possible through the deployment of an innovative fastening system, Infrabolt, which was jointly developed by ..

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