Slab track system
The clever patent from Austria.
The solution for high performance and high-speed lines, Slab Track Austria, a patent from ÖBB and PORR, represents state-of-the-art technology. This highly modular and very adaptable slab track system fulfils the highest requirements of groundbreaking railway construction and makes possible the railway traffic of the future. The main element of the system is the 5.2 m x 2.4 m elastically mounted track support plate. Slab Track Austria railways is manufactured on a substructure with a low tendency to settling. The advantages are convincing – the highest availability, highest travelling comfort, integrated protection from structure-borne noise, minimal maintenance expense, and the shortest construction phase due to its high degree of prefabrication.