Advantages of KLP® Sleepers

composite sleepers

Ease of installation

  • The same tools can be used as for wooden sleepers
  • Standard fastening systems can be used


Environmentally friendly

  • Made of 100% recycled plastics
  • No leaching to the ground water
  • 100% recyclable after their long life time
  • Low carbon footprint
     

Sustainability

  • Do not rot, splinter and are impervious to moisture, rot, fungus and insects
  • Good chemical resistance
  • A long expected life time of over 50 years


Testing

  • Are thoroughly tested by Dutch and other European laboratories
  • Are in the track since 2006

Admission

  • Are admitted for use in the main track by ProRail since 2011
  • Are approved by the SNCF for an extensive in-track test.
  • Are approved by Trafitverket for an extensive in-track test.
  • Are admitted for use in a test track by EBA in Germany (Eisenbahn-bundesamt)