In a recent life-cycle assessment comparison of different railway sleepers, the investigating institute found that Pioonier Composite Sleepers are best in class in terms of environmental compatibility. Go to Sustainability to find out more.
The railroad Ties of Pioonier have got the EC-Certificate for interoperability of the railroad system within the Community. In accordance with Directive 2008/57/EC of 17.06.2008, the normal track-sleeper, turnout-sleeper and bridge-sleeper have been certified by the Eisenbahn-CERT of Eisenbahnbundesamt.
Visit Pioonier at the InnoTrans Trade Fair in Berlin, held from September 18th – 21th. Pioonier will be exhibiting the latest composite plastic railway sleepers for tracks, bridges and turnouts.
The Frankfurt Transporation Company (VGF - Verkehrsgesellschaft Frankfurt) installed the Pioonier plastic ties on one of its main railway tracks at Dornbusch. The underground lines U1, U2, U3 and U8 will are used for field trials of the Pioonier plastics ties from August 2017 onwards. The recent report in the media by the Hessische Rundfunk [...]
The Pioonier recycled plastic railway tie is now also certification by the technical regulatory authority in Hessen (Technische Aufsichtsbehörde Hessen - TAB , Germany), for the Frankfurt railway network (VGF - Verkehrsgesellschaft Frankfurt). Prior, the static and dynamic performance of the Pioonier railway tie was evaluated in a series of tests at the Traffic Engineering [...]
The German Eisenbahnbundesamt has approved the Pioonier Ties for field-testing. The Pioonier Ties performed successfully at several tests at the "Munich Prüfamt für Verkehrswegebau". They are available for application as Railroad- Switch- and bridge ties.