MASTER AGREEMENT WITH AUSTRIAN FEDERAL RAILWAYS (ÖBB) ON DRIVEN PILE FOUNDATIONS
ÖBB Infrastruktur AG has awarded EUROPTEN a master agreement with a term of 2 years and a renewal option for another 2 years for the construction of foundations for catenary masts, which are mostly set by use of pile driving technology.
Since 1986 the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) have made use of the Austropole [Austropfahl] for the construction of foundations for catenary masts.
In 2018 the Austrian Federal Railways have also adopted the EUROPTEN Concrete Pole for the construction of foundations for signal posts.
With road-rail pile drivers developed by us we can carry out pile driving works under existing overhead line systems during ongoing rail traffic on the adjacent track.
We use a special crane vehicle to set rectangular concrete poles in an economically efficient way.
On average, we implement 80 to 100 projects every year.
Our technologies reduce railway traffic disruptions to a minimum.
- STARTApril 2019
- ENDMarch 2023
- CLIENTÖBB Infrastruktur AG
- KEY FIGURES
4 pieces 2-way pile driving vehicles
1 piece mast positioning machine
Driven stakes since 1992:
Foundations for noise barriers
Type 250: 1,542 pieces
Foundations for catenary masts
Type 350: 23,681 pieces
Type 400: 12,935 pieces
Type 500: 9,158 pieces
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