The RFI-240 VN sleeper for the 60 UNI rail is the standard on the main Italian FS railway lines.

In accordance with the latest European standards (UNI EN 13230-1 and 2), it allows the interconnection and interoperability of the FS lines with the other European railway networks, as well as the transit of full load trains of 25 t per axle and speeds of up to 250 km/h.

The RFI-240 VN sleeper is equipped with the pre-assembled Vossloh W14 fastening system, approved by the RFI and already used throughout Europe for standard and high-speed lines, guaranteeing stability, reliability and operational safety.

  • Flexibility: available with an Under Sleeper Pad (USP) in compliance with RFI Technical Specifications TCAR SF AR 03 008
  • Excellent value for money
Compliance Standards EN 13230-1 / 2
Technical Specifications RFI TCAR SF AR 03 002 F
Maximum speed 250 km/h
Sleeper weight 250 kg
Length 2,300 mm
Width 300 mm
Height at rail seat 170 mm
Centerline height 150 mm
Rail inclination 1/20
Track gauge 1,437 mm; 1,437 – 1,447 mm
Type of rail 50E5, 60E1
Fastening system Vossloh W14, PANDROL E/1 2039, PANDROL FAST CLIP
Design loads
  • Positive bending moment at rail seatMr = 12.5 kNm
  • Negative bending moment in centre = 10.5 kNm
  • Positive bending moment in centre= 7.5 kNm
Optional components Under Sleeper Pad (USP) type A or B

Homologation certification for RFI-230 sleeper, issued by the Italian Railway Network (RFI) – Technical Department.


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