Innovative concrete sleeper


Customer: Swiss Federal Office for the Environment, Switzerland

Customer benefit

  • With this research project on an essential element of the track superstructure, PROSE wants to advance the industry.
  • With less noise and simultaneously low wear and tear or lower life cycle costs.
  • This benefit both the affected residents and the infrastructure contractors.

Project tasks

  • Swiss rail transport shall become quieter through innovations in the track.
  • PROSE was permitted to realize this research project with an idea for new types of concrete sleepers with better vibro-acoustic properties.
  • The measure is efficient because it directly addresses the source of the noise.
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