L.B. Foster's fasteners have been supplied to install special track products to either direct fixation surfaces or ties. Our bonded special trackwork system has adjustment features that significantly ease the installation process and save the installers significant time and money.
Domestic customers include AMTRAK, MARTA in Atlanta, Washington Metro in Washington, DC, Baltimore's MTA, BART and MUNI in San Francisco, Los Angeles' MTA. International customers include Tren Urbano in Puerto Rico, TRTC in Taiwan and Valencia in Venezuela.
If you have an unusual special track installation, we appreciate the opportunity to work with you.
Ease of installation and maintenance
Electrical stray current resistance
Noise and vibration dampening
Various longitudinal rail restraints between a high of 4,000 to 5,000 pounds to a low of 0 pounds restraint
Various vertical and lateral stiffness spring rates to meet light and heavy vehicle wheel load and noise/vibration requirements
Rigid or resilient rail clips to attach the rail to the fastener body
Direct installation capability to concrete surface, wood ties or steel structures using appropriate bolting systems