Australian Rail Company Orders Concrete Sleepers

4 August 2010 (Last Updated August 4th, 2010 18:30)

Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has ordered 500,000 concrete sleepers from Rocla Concrete Sleepers for its freight rail projects. The projects involve re-laying the sleepers on the line between Broken Hill and Parkes, according to ARTC. The sleepers are intended to incr

Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has ordered 500,000 concrete sleepers from Rocla Concrete Sleepers for its freight rail projects.

The projects involve re-laying the sleepers on the line between Broken Hill and Parkes, according to ARTC.

The sleepers are intended to increase capacity, reduce transit time and prevent any heat-related speed restrictions on the line.