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BET expands the scope of its activities
20 June 2014 г.
In the course of the 9th International Railway Business Forum “Strategic Partnership 1520” taking place in Sochi, BET OJSC and Vossloh Company signed a joint-venture agreement, in the presence of the president of RZD OJSC V.I.Yakunin. The joint venture will be dealing with the manufacture of W-30 rail fastener elements. On behalf of BET OJSC, the agreement was signed by the Company’s General Director Ruslan Pryanikov, and on behalf of Vossloh, by Managing Director Christian Delle.
W-30 is a highly elastic rail fastening system for the dead-weight rail superstructure. It was developed specially for the Russian market and outfitted with elastic rail gasket. The springy W-30 rail fasteners, together with the reinforced concrete sleepers made by BET OJSC, will provide for reliable operation of the railway tracks serving high-speed and super-high-speed passenger trains, or goods trains with increased weight and/or length.
BET OJSC is the top manufacturer of railway sleepers in Russia and the CIS. It comprises 9 branch plants located all over the territory of the Russian Federation. In 2013, the Company sold 9.5 million reinforced concrete sleepers.