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A durable rail ballast offering longevity and track cost efficiency.

Technical Benefits

  • Shape characteristics and low flakiness index reduces material degradation
  • Long lasting product for reduced replacement frequency
  • Reduces track costs per mile
  • Up to 15% lighter following compaction versus other rail ballast resulting in reduced volume requirements
  • Excellent mechanical strength reduces in-situ material degradation
  • On site processing facilities to allow tailoring of product to meet project demands
  • Meets French, Dutch, Danish, Polish and UK specifications with a proven track record e.g. UK HS1 Channel Tunnel Link
  • High material purity – low or zero clay presence and below 3% basalt
  • All volumes catered for across Europe with in-house controlled logistics and depot network
  • Part of a wider rail product offering of sub ballasts, drainage layers and blanketing sands (20/40, 0/32, 0/22)

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