Railway Sleepers

Mainline Sleeper Ffestiniog DSC_0511
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Switch Sleeper 2014-02-03 15.38.15-1
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Tunnel Sleepers Milan Undergound 1
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Bridge Sleeper Fort Eustis L1030600
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Sicut Sleepers are made from 100% recycled materials that offer superior performance, significantly better value and a unique solution to a range of risks facing customers and where whole life cycle value is the focus, and demand is driven by price, performance, durability and legislation.


In excess of 300,000 100% Recycled Composite Sleepers have now been installed in track around the world from mainline and transit lines in the US, to mainline and underground lines in Europe to mining applications in Australia.  Sicut Sleepers have been extensively tested in the US and Europe, and currently meet or exceed all US and European standard, and is fast becoming the tested, proven and superior choice for the domestic and international railways and mining industries.

Composite Sleepers made using The Rutgers & Polywood technologies have been installed in:

    • North America
    • UK
    • France
    • Canada
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Chile
    • Colombia
    • Australia
    • New Zealand
    • Italy
    • Russia

The above includes main lines, freight lines, crossings, bridges, switch sets, metro lines, tunnels and mining tracks.  Composite sleepers have been shown to resist plate wear, hold spikes, and maintain gauge after fourteen years and over 1.8 Billion tonnes of heavy haul traffic.

Click here for Permanent Way Institute Journal technical article written by Rutgers University