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Track systems made by RAIL.ONE: international and innovative

The role of rail-based freight, commuter, and mainline transport around the world is growing. This boom is fueled in part by numerous international…

RAIL.ONE charts a course for the future at InnoTrans

Using the motto “Quality knows no limits,” the PCM RAIL.ONE Group showcased its entire portfolio of innovative track systems for rail transportation…

RAIL.ONE at the InnoTrans 2016

RAIL.ONE will present itself at the InnoTrans Exhibition in Berlin in Hall 26, Booth 305. The InnoTrans is the leading trade show for transport…

RAIL.ONE implements new corporate structure

Neumarkt, Germany, 1 August 2015 – The corporate reorganization of RAIL.ONE GmbH, international sleeper manufacturer and systems provider of…

RAIL.ONE plans a new site in the Rhine-Main area


RAIL.ONE plans new corporate structure

Corporate adaptability crucial for sustainable success

South Korea: opening of the Honam Line high-speed railway

On 1 April 2015 a festive ceremony opened the 182.3 km line in southwest Korea

RAIL.ONE wins further order from Saudi Arabia

contract signed for CTW 110

RAIL.ONE reinforces its team

Well positioned with new Sales Manager


Intelligent light rail traffic systems for sustainable mobility

RAIL.ONE launches new website

Fresh design and more information

RAIL.ONE puts Leipzig on track

For its Leipzig City Tunnel project Deutsche Bahn is banking on the RAIL.ONE Group’s RHEDA 2000® ballastless track system

RAIL.ONE celebrates anniversaries

The RAIL.ONE Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of concrete sleepers and systems provider for railway tracks, will celebrate two anniversaries this year. 

RAIL.ONE Opens Factory in USA

Total investment of around $22 million Production of around 600,000 concrete ties annually

RAIL.ONE takes on the chair of Betonschwellen-
industrie e. V.

Jochen Riepl is the new Chairman of the association

RAIL.ONE using block trains for local traffic project for first time

Almost 9,000 concrete sleepers supplied for renewal of island railway on Borkum

RAIL.ONE announces PCM Group as its new strategic owner


RAIL.ONE enters the US market

- Construction of a plant for production of 600,000 concrete railroad ties annually - Founding of a US subsidiary

RAIL.ONE again achieves international project success

Infrastructure projects in Qatar and Spain to be executed with ballastless track technology from RAIL.ONE

RAIL.ONE signs major order in South Korea

RAIL.ONE will deliver more than 530,000 concrete sleepers for new construction of the Honam Line 

InnoTrans 2012: RAIL.ONE focuses on turnkey production plants and efficient noise and vibration attenuation


RAIL.ONE at InnoTrans 2012

Turnkey production plants: reliable, cost-effective and intelligent

RAIL.ONE delivers concrete sleepers for upgrading rail lines in Hungary and Romania

These orders will assure that Hungarian and Romanian RAIL.ONE factories will be operating at capacity until the end of 2013

RAIL.ONE delivers turnout sleepers for the new rail line between Erfurt and Leipzig-Halle, Germany

This line is one section of the high-speed rail connection between Berlin and Munich, and is part of the TransEuropean Network (TEN)

Delegation trip with Dr. Peter Ramsauer, German Federal Minister of Transport


Jochen Riepl now serves as CEO of RAIL.ONE GmbH


RAIL.ONE with new, strong ownership structure


On quiet feet – RAIL.ONE supplies concrete sleepers with elastic padding support for upgrading of the rail line between Berlin and Cottbus, Germany


Success at InnoTrans 2010

The world’s leading trade fair in our sector, with considerable increase in trade visitors, exhibitors, and floor space

RAIL.ONE at InnoTrans 2010

At InnoTrans RAIL.ONE will show new solutions for the railway technology of today and tomorrow

RAIL.ONE wins an additional major contract in Taiwan

The RHEDA 2000® ballastless track system will be installed for the project TTY Airport MRT Access System

Change in company management

Ralf Sobottka strengthens the orientation of RAIL.ONE with new management structure

RAIL.ONE wins further major order from Saudi Arabia

RAIL.ONE will again deliver at least 600,000 additional concrete sleepers for the North-South Line

Change in management at RAIL.ONE

Ralf Sobottka becomes new Chief Executive Officer

RAIL.ONE wins major contract for expansion of the commuter-rail network in the Nuremberg region


RAIL.ONE achieves further international project successes with RHEDA CITY.

RHEDA CITY Ballastless Track Systems

Visit by German national parliamentarians at RAIL.ONE:

Remaining strong in Germany and growing internationally.

Project success once again in Spain:

The Madrid-Valencia high-speed line to be equipped with RHEDA 2000 ®.

RAIL.ONE at InnoTrans 2008, 23 – 26 Sep 2008, Berlin Fairgrounds

Technological expertise and all-in-one competence for all areas of application

RAIL.ONE at the InnoTrans 2008: In Dialogue with the Customers

Concrete sleepers and track technology for passenger traffic, freight and heavy-haul transport:

Leipzig City Tunnel decides for RHEDA 2000®

RHEDA 2000® ballastless track

Schlüchterner Tunnel upgraded with GETRAC® A3

A further tunnel contract for RAIL.ONE

Management change at RAIL.ONE:

Ralf Sobottka is new CFO at RAIL.ONE.

Trainees at RAIL.ONE and EUROPOLES win first place at the Bavarian State Competition “Youth Research”


Joint press release by BAM Rail bv and RAIL.ONE GmbH

BAM Rail and RAIL.ONE sign cooperation agreement for development and construction of advanced railway track systems

RAIL.ONE strengthens Management for further Growth

International Manufacturer of Concrete Sleepers and Rail Track Systems gets fit for the Future:


Concrete sleepers and track systems for mainline and rapid-transit railways

RAIL.ONE will collaborate in upgrading the Western and Central Railway Line in the Republic of Ghana

New project success in further development of international business

RAIL.ONE signs delivery agreement for Saudi Arabia

RAIL.ONE continues its process of internationalization

RAIL.ONE achieves double project success in South Korea

RHEDA 2000® Ballastless Track System

Dr. Toni Hofreiter, Member of German Parliament, visits RAIL.ONE

Remaining strong in Germany and growing internationally.

Trainees and RAIL.ONE support the programme “Three Days’ Time for our Heroes,” sponsored by Radio Bavaria 3

Young people’s projects in Bavaria

RAIL.ONE achieves further project success with RHEDA CITY

The RHEDA CITY ballastless track system

Young entrepreneurs visit RAIL.ONE

Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs in Neumarkt

RAIL.ONE is awarded the German Quality Mark “Systematic Safety”

Occupational Health and Safety Management System

RAIL.ONE founds Chinese subsidiary to expand its market and technology position in China

Beijing RAIL.ONE Pfleiderer track systems Technology Co. Ltd.

RAIL.ONE invests EUR 400,000 in its Langen plant

Transport of approx. 6,000 concrete sleepers per day moves from road to rail.Investment is a declaration of support for the plant location, with protection of the environment.

Chinese General Consul and German Parliament Representative Alois Karl visit RAIL.ONE

Track technology “Made in Neumarkt” for the Middle Kingdom

RAIL.ONE at IREE 2007 in India: In dialogue with the customer

Concrete sleepers and track systems for mainline railways and urban rapid transit:

Hans-Jürgen Jabs joins the Advisory Board of RAIL.ONE GmbH on 1 January 2007

New Member of the Advisory Board:

RAIL.ONE makes a contribution to children’s efforts in Bosnia-Herzegovina and in Romania

Charity contribution instead of Christmas presents:

RAIL.ONE supports youth football in its region


State Secretary Hans Spitzner and Mayor Thomas Thumann visit RAIL.ONE


RAIL.ONE at InnoTrans 2006, 19 – 22 September 2006, at the Messe Berlin fairgrounds:

RAIL.ONE:  Strengthening of our market position in Germany.Dynamic growth in Europe and Asia.

Successful projects for European mainline and urban-transit:

RAIL.ONE:  ballastless track for new lines constructed in Spain, and for a tram project in The Hague

Product innovations for ballasted track solutions:

RAIL.ONE develops prestressed-concrete sleepers for axle loads up to 44 tonnes.

RAIL.ONE Strengthens its Railway Civil-Engineering Compe-tency by Acquiring the International Business Unit of the Eichholz Group

Ongoing project business and patented expertise:

RAIL.ONE at the InnoTrans 2006: In dialog with our customers

Concrete sleepers and track technology for mainline and rapid transit

RAIL.ONE delivers ballastless track for new lines constructed in Spain, and for a tram project in The Hague

Current successful projects for European mainline and urban-transit in-frastructure:

RAIL.ONE — High-tech from Germany for railway transport around the world

RAIL.ONE GmbH - for the first time under its new name, and for the first time as an independent company

New company name

RAIL.ONE GmbH Pfleiderer track systems

Sale of Pfleiderer track systems to AXA Private Equity closed

Group’s strategic realignment concluded - full concentration now directed at expanding its international engineered wood activities

Federal Anti-Trust Authority Approves Completion of Contracts for the Sale of Pfleiderer track systems to AXA Private Equity

Positive Conclusion to Anti-Trust Investigation

Pfleiderer AG Sells Business Unit track systems to AXA


RHEDA 2000® approved and certified according to European Council Directive for TSI

First European Quality System Verification by Lloyd’s Register 

Pfleiderer track systems closes a contract for know-how transfer to China

- Sale of rights to the People's Republic of China to use the RHEDA 2000® ballastless track technology - First project: the high-speed rail line from Wuhan to Guangzhou- Founding of a subsidiary in China

Pfleiderer AG Rescinds Exclusivity Agreement with Vossloh for the Acquisition of track systems and Restarts Talk with Other Interested Parties


Certification of TRAVIPOS S.A. in accordance with EN ISO 14001

Effective as of 1 January 2006, Spain's Administrator of Railway Infrastructure (known by its Spanish acronym ADIF) will certify and approve delivery only from suppliers who can verify that they operate with an environmental management system. Our…

Christmas donations for 2005

This year Pfleiderer track systems will support relief efforts for the earthquake victims in Pakistan, as well as the work of the German Bone Marrow Donor Centre in its battle against leukaemia.

Pfleiderer AG and Vossloh AG sign Agreement for Pfleiderer track systems

Neumarkt, August 2, 2005 - Pfleiderer AG, Neumarkt/Opf. (ISIN DE0006764749) and Vossloh AG, Werdohl (ISIN DE0007667107) have signed an agreement today, Tuesday, August 2, 2005 for the sale of Pfleiderer track systems to Vossloh AG. The transaction is…

Pfleiderer and Vossloh in exclusive negotiations for Pfleiderer track systems

Neumarkt, July 26, 2005 - The boards of management of Pfleiderer AG, Neumarkt/Opf. (ISIN DE0006764749) and Vossloh AG, Werdohl (ISIN DE0007667107) have consented to exclusive negotiations for the sale and acquisition of Pfleiderer track systems. Both…

RHEDA 2000® ballastless track system on a spring-mass system

Neumarkt, Germany, 20 June 2005 - Increasing train speeds and greater axle loads on the rail lines of today have correspondingly increased harmful impact from noise and vibrations for the areas around rail lines. The unevenness that exists between…

Pfleiderer track systems develops solution for application in Asia

Neumarkt, Germany, 18 May 2005 - Compatibility confirmed for operations of UM71 DC track circuits with RHEDA 2000® • Range of train-detection signalling reports is comparable to that of ballasted track

Pfleiderer track systems: Partner for Railways

With new concepts toward new horizons -the role of the systems provider Pfleiderer track systems

Change of Leadership at Pfleiderer track systems

Neumarkt, March 14, 2005 - Mr Herbert Peels, born in 1963 in Ootmarsum (NL), takes over as Chairman of the Divisional Board of Management of Pfleiderer track systems. The change, which takes effect from March 15, 2005, underpins the increasing…

Pfleiderer track systems at InnoTrans 2004 in Berlin

Neumarkt and Berlin, Germany, 21 September 2004 - Pfleiderer track systems, leading providers of innovative track systems for mainline and urban rail traffic, and 100% subsidiary of SDAX-listed Pfleiderer AG, will once again present its…

Pfleiderer track systems further expands its international business

Neumarkt, July 13, 2004 - During the last few weeks, Pfleiderer track systems, an affiliate of SDAX-listed Pfleiderer AG (ISIN DE0006764749) specializing in innovative rail track systems, has won two more major orders, thereby further extending its…

Pfleiderer track systems at InnoTrans 2004

Neumarkt, Germany, 16 June 2004 - This year at InnoTrans 2004 in Berlin, Pfleiderer track systems will present its innovative track systems for mainline and urban rail transportation. All of these low-maintenance systems guarantee stable track…

German High-Speed Initiative establishes a further center of competence in Peking

In the presence of the German Secretary of State for Transport, Ralf Nagel:German High-Speed Initiative establishes a further center of competence in Peking The German High-Speed Initiative, an alliance composed of the companies BWG, Pfleiderer and…

German High-Speed Initiative at the METRO 2004 trade fair in Guangzhou, China

Berlin, Butzbach, Neumarkt/Germany, Guangzhou/China, April 2004 - Together with its partners - the rail engineering division of Siemens Transportation Systems, the turnout-systems supplier BWG and the track-systems supplier Pfleiderer - the German…

Pfleiderer track systems founds a joint venture in India

Neumarkt, Germany, 5 April 04 - Pfleiderer track systems, one of the leading providers of innovative railtrack systems in Europe, continues to expand its foreign activities. In February of 2004, Pfleiderer track systems founded a joint venture with…

BWG, Pfleiderer and Siemens establish a Center of Competence in China

In the presence of the German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder and the Governor of Guangdong Province, Huang Huahua, German companies agree on High-Speed Initiative in ChinaBWG, Pfleiderer and Siemens establish a Center of Competence in Guangzhou(Canton)…

Pfleiderer track systems at Modern Railways 2003 in Beijing, China

Neumarkt, Germany, and Beijing, China, 16 October 2003 - With an exhibition stand at the Modern Railways 2003 - The 6th China International Exhibition on Modern Railway Equipment & Technology, which is taking place from 16 to 19 October 2003 in the…

Pfleiderer track systems Opens New Sleeper Plant

Neumarkt / Kirchmöser, October 7, 2003 - Pfleiderer track systems,an 100 percent affiliate of SDAX-listed Pfleiderer AG, is opening a newsleeper plant at Brandenburg-Kirchmöser. Accompanied by numerouspersonalities from politics, industry and…

Pfleiderer track systems at INFRARAIL 2003 in Manchester, England

Neumarkt, Germany, and Manchester, England, 16 September 2003:Pfleiderer track systems, a subsidiary of SDAX-listed Pfleiderer AG, willpresent its products and services in Manchester, England, at the currentINFRARAIL 2003, one of the leading European…

Pfleiderer AG to supply "Solid Track System" for new Dutch High-Speed Rail Link

Neumarkt, 11. Juni 2003 - Over the next three years, SDAX-listedPfleiderer AG (ISIN DE0006764749) will be directly involved in the planningand construction of the new high-speed rail link HSL-ZUID / NL torun between Amsterdam and the Belgian border.…

Pfleiderer track systems at the Korea Railways & Logistics Fair 2003

Neumarkt, Germany, and Busan, South Korea, 28 May 2003 - For thefirst time, German Pfleiderer track systems will present its line of tracksystems at a trade fair in the Far East. The Korea Railways & LogisticsFair will also be held for the first…

Ballastless tracks internationally successful

Neumarkt and Münster, Germany, 13 May 2003 - At the 23rd RAILEXPO / iaf 2003 in Münster, Germany, from 13 to 15 May 2003, thepresentation by Pfleiderer track systems focussed on its comprehensiveproduct portfolio involving ballastless track systems.…

Pfleiderer track systems at Rail-Tech® Europe 2003

Neumarkt / Utrecht, 1 April 2003 - Cities on the move. In connectionwith the presentation of the Pfleiderer track systems the new slogan hasa double meaning: on the one hand for fast urban traffic and, on theother, for high speed traffic. For both…

Pfleiderer further develops its ballastless track systems

Neumarkt and Berlin, 24 September 2002 - "The Systems Provider":Pfleiderer uses this general designation to summarize its activities in thesector of track systems. At InnoTrans 2002, this year in Berlin, the tracksystems business unit of Pfleiderer…

Ballastless track systems in the spotlight

Neumarkt, Germany, 28 August 2002 - The Business Unit track systemsof Pfleiderer AG, of Neumarkt, Germany, will premier its new corporateimage for the…