Dex®-R 2K: durable rail track fixation of Liefkenshoektunnel

In the first half of December Belgian track operator Infrabel officially inaugurated the Liefkenshoek railway tunnel. 

The railway tunnel, which is part of a 16.2 km railway track,  establishes an additional link between the two banks of the Scheldt estuary in the Port of Antwerp, currently Europe’s second-largest port. To ensure a durable tunnel rail track construction edilon)(sedra delivered high-quality adhesive edilon)(sedra Dex®-R 2K and edilon)(sedra DFS (Direct Fastening System) anchor sets.

The railway line accommodates an increase in container traffic and free up capacity on the suburban rail lines to decongest the road network. Earlier Belgian rail infra projects for which Infrabel and edilon)(sedra cooperated are the Schumann tunnel in Brussels, Central Station of Antwerp, and Diabolo tunnel in Zaventem.

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Drawing of the “glued in” anchor as installed in the Liefkenshoektunnel

Drawing of the “glued in” anchor as installed in the Liefkenshoektunnel

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