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 Inspectorate of the Technical University of Munich.