Oliver Dolder: Managing Director edilon)(sedra We are pleased to announce the appointment of Oliver Dolder to the role of Managing Director of the edilon)(sedra Group, starting from 4 January 2021. Oliver is a seasoned professional with an accomplished and distinguished career in the international rail infrastructure industry. In his previous position Oliver led Pandrol’s global […]
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A high electrical insulation of the track infrastructure is an important aspect, especially for urban transport modes, such as for light rail and metros. If the railway system is not adequately insulated from the ground, this can lead to damaged tracks and pipes laid underground. Stray currents can cause considerable corrosive damages to the rails, […]
Playing a role in different track related project disciplines, from the technical advice and track design to the supply and installation of track systems. This is when we are at our best! Our ultimate goal: the delivery of sustainable track systems. Take for example the current Red Line light rail project in Tel Aviv, Israel. […]
The new Botlek lift bridge over the Maas in the port of Rotterdam sets standards! It is the largest lifting mass in the world and offers the fastest lift/lower cycle. The bridge should have a lifespan of 100 years and must withstand 900.000 lifting operations without damage. The new Botlek Bridge is a combined rail and […]
In near future, travelling between Zambia and Botswana will get easier, smoother and faster, when the new Kazungula road/railway bridge, currently in completion across the waters of the Zambezi, is commissioned for public use. When completed, the bridge will be connected to the Mosetse-Kazungula Railway. The 923 m long masterpiece will link the town of […]
Meeting strict requirements for durability and vibration control edilon)(sedra has been awarded the contract to supply ballastless track systems for the 2nd extension of Warsaw Metro Line 2 for the Turkish contractor Gülermak. The total project includes approx. 20 km of Corkelast® EBS (Embedded Block System) single track, including 8 stations and a technical depot. The […]
Like many other companies, edilon)(sedra is faced with challenging times due to the Coronavirus. Of course we have our rail track heroes, our colleagues that provide tremendous support to the industry! Our production continues to manufacture and supply materials for track installations. Our technical departments and sales engineers have adapted to the challenging circumstances, in […]
edilon)(sedra has been contracted to supply and install more than 2 km of Corkelast® ERS (Embedded Rail System) as part of the tram line on the newly built ‘Hisings Bridge’ in Gothenburg, Sweden. The bridge, which is currently under construction, will replace the existing ‘Göta älv Bridge’ which is in a poor condition and needs […]
In July 2019, edilon)(sedra replaced a double track level crossing in the city of Bergen, Norway. The original crossing, which is comprised of rubber panels, had to be replaced by a more durable solution. Client Bergen Bybanen found Corkelast® LCS-350 (Level Crossing System) to be the solution. Issues with the panels and corroded fastening clips […]
Groth in logisitics and the assurance of a well-maintained harbour terminal stimulated the need for renewal of the level crossings at the Port of Fredericia in Denmark. In order to facilitate freight trains and 110 t axle load reach stackers, a durable level crossing system was needed. Client ‘Fredericia Havn’ opted for the edilon)(sedra Corkelast® […]