The worldwide shortage of wood and the extraordinary demand on steel in the world market results an uncommon increasing of costs for wood and steel sleepers.
Disadvantages of wood and steel are not only the higher cost of rough material but additional factors:
• weathering and corrosion
• destruction by insets
• short life span
• less track stability
• diminishing reliability
• higher maintenance costs
• useless for high speeds tacks
Solution is the installation of the WALTER pre-stressed concrete sleepers, which guarantees:
• constant gauge for straight
and curved lines
• durable track stability
• less wear and tear to tracks
• low maintenance costs
• security / travelling comfort
• guaranteed efficiency
• long life span
||Our concrete sleepers (type B70) are produced according to European Standards EN-13230-1 to 4.
Every WALTER sleeper leaving the factory is proved on transfer of stress and high quality.
As the system is suitable for any kind of rail fastening, it may be applied for tracks all over the world.