Ballastless tracks internationally successful

Neumarkt and Münster, Germany, 13 May 2003 - At the 23rd RAIL
EXPO / iaf 2003 in Münster, Germany, from 13 to 15 May 2003, the
presentation by Pfleiderer track systems focussed on its comprehensive
product portfolio involving ballastless track systems. Since 1995 Pfleiderer
has set standards in high-speed rail traffic and has in the process
satisfied essential prerequisites for enabling speeds up to 300 km/h.

Pfleiderer track systems at iaf 2003 Family of products for advanced track systems


Pfleiderer ballastless track systems, which has by now developed to include
a comprehensive product family, has achieved noteworthy international
success. In Germany, Pfleiderer track systems has played a
major role in realizing the new line from Cologne to the Rhein-Main air
complex, and is currently participating in construction of the line from
Nuremberg to Ingolstadt, for the high-speed route to Munich. In foreign
projects in western Europe, work is progressing at top speed on the
Dutch HSL Zuid line, and a major project is in development in England.
In the large-scale project underway in Taiwan, all train stations and turnouts
are being executed with RHEDA 2000 systems - for which Pfleiderer
is setting up a production line customized for manufacture of the
special bi-block sleepers being installed there. Within the coming two
years, the company expects further major contracts from Korea, Malaysia,
and from other customers from the Far East.

About the PCM RAILONE Group

The PCM RAILONE Group has been manufacturing concrete sleepers and track systems for urban transit and long-distance rail transportation for over 60 years. The technology leader also offers its expertise in the fields of engineering and plant construction. Its customer-driven innovations fulfill the highest quality standards and are installed around the world

The PCM RAILONE Group is comprised of several companies and eleven production facilities with a presence in Germany, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Spain, South Korea, Hungary, Turkey, the United States, Canada and lndia. lt maintains annual capacities of over 5 million track sleepers and 840,000 linear meters of turnout sleepers. RAILONE produces optimized products and custom solutions with over 550 employees around the world.