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“Cool” tram extension to the Sonnwendviertel district

Between February and December 2019, 2550 meter of new track was built in the urban expansion area Sonnwendviertel in Vienna, including two new stops, making use of a track solution from edilon)(sedra, known as the Sound Damping System (SDS). The 1,1 km extension of Line D not only provides a faster connection to the U1 underground line, it also provides "cooling"....

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Getting value out of partnership

EIFFAGE and edilon)(sedra have successfully installed the TramERS GB5® ballastless track system in Montescourt, France. Winner of the French CIRR 2021 Innovation Award, TramERSGB5® is a new and highly durable tramway track solution developed by French companies EIFFAGE Infrastructures (road and rail activities) and edilon)(sedra. EIFFAGE's asphalt mixing plants...

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edilon)(sedra Corkelast Embedded Rail System (ERS) in the football stadium of Real Madrid


Amazing retractable pitch at Bernabéu stadium, rolls smoothly over Corkelast® ERS

One of the world's leading football clubs, Real Madrid, has started playing football at the refurbished Santiago Bernabéu stadium. The stadium has undergone a major refurbishment, one of the highlights of which is the impressive new pitch removal system. We are extremely proud to have contributed to this engineering masterpiece by providing our Corkelast® ERS...

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Prefabricated track solution for quick installation of level crossings

Each level crossing project is different and takes a different approach. edilon)(sedra are closely involved, from the design to the installation phase.Take, for example, our recent level crossing replacement project in Wellington, New Zealand. A series of Heavy Rail crossings were replaced by our Corkelast® LCS (Level Crossing System). It all started with...

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LCC optimization in perfection

An elastic track bearing system with optimal performance – economical, ecological, stray current insulating, good structure-borne sound insulation and long service life. LCC in perfection! Our customer Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe (LVB) was looking for a state-of-the-art track system with continuously elastic rail bearing that met the requirements for stray...

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Kaohsiung & New Taipei City

Modular track system for LRT projects Taiwan

For the new major Light Rail projects Line 2 in Kaohsiung and Ankeng Line 1 in New Taipei City, not only a variable track system was sought by the construction companies Chan Chun & Chun-Chi Construction Co., Ltd – our team particularly impressed the responsible project managers with technical know-how and teamwork. Introduction The holistic planning of...

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Strong stray current isolation performance new LRT line

Stray current is a major consideration when constructing Light Rail projects. Future corrosion of the rails and metallic assets in the ground (gas mains, earth stakes, cables, foundations, etc.) should be prevented by any means necessary. For project Canberra light rail, our company was able to play an important role in this aspect. In 2017, 12 km of highly...

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Track renovation of three heavy duty railway bridges

The renovation project of the three Southern Connection Railway bridges crossing the Danube, can justifiably be called a technical masterpiece. The degraded condition of the 2 existing steel bridge structures required reconstruction of the structure and a new, third railway bridge had to be installed. The reconstruction of the bridges had to be carried out in...

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edilon)(sedra Corkelast Embedded Block System (EBS) in Warsaw for metro


A new milestone for the largest metro project in Eastern Europe

State-of-the-art track system solution, based on Corkelast® EBS blocks and Trackelast® mats, offering optimal noise & vibration control especially for the critical city areas. In 2022, the newly built western section of MetroLine2 in Warsaw has been taken into operation, including two new stations Bemowo and Ulrychów. Mid-2022 the official opening took...

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edilon)(sedra Corkelast Embedded Rail System (ERS) in a metro in Valencia


RetroFit solution for worn-out booted blocks of the metro tunnel track

An achievement to be proud of! Recently, our RetroFit system solution Corkelast® EBS-RF was installed for Metro Valencia (FGV) at Plaça d’Espanya during a replacement operation, where old booted bi-block sleepers were renewed in a few short overnight possessions. Introduction Traffic congestion, combined with wet and humid tunnel conditions often lead to...

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edilon)(sedra, technical partner for the mega rail project Toluca, Mexico

Observe the installation of our DFS rail fastening system on several viaducts, standing over 35 meters above the ground. A special technical challenge that really demonstrates the rail engineering competence of edilon)(sedra! Lead engineers from SENER selected the edilon)(sedra DFS-FF ASB system for one of the largest railway projects in Mexico: the new commuter...

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Metro station with edilon)(sedra Corkelast Embedded Block System with Trackelast in Bucharest


Future-proofed track system for Bucharest’s Metro Line 5

The city of Bucharest in Romania faces substantial daily costs and effort in maintaining its existing metro lines. Cost and maintenance considerations were the driving factors for the operator Metrorex S.A. to choose a new and durable track fastening system for the new Metro Line 5: edilon)(sedra Corkelast® EBS (Embedded Block System). In total, 15 km of...

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Buenos Aires

Track refurbishment project Retiro Station

In order to support our customers and partners with the best possible track technology, edilon)(sedra established Competence Centres for their ballast-free track systems. From these centres, projects are coordinated from first design to implementation by seasoned engineers with years of experience that know how to deal with track challenges. Take for example our...

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