Network Rail Lays First Recycled Plastic Railway Sleepers

Network Rail has introduced the first composite railway sleepers on its main line tracks. Made from recycled plastic, engineers recently installed the environmentally-friendly technology across the weight-restricted Sherrington Viaduct between Salisbury and Warminster in Wiltshire. Previously, track across the viaduct would have been fitted with wooden sleepers, as concrete would have been too heavy for […]

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