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 300 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

  • Reduced weight: lighter sleepers for more efficient logistics, transport and laying.
  • Better ergonomics: optimised shape to minimise accidental damage during installation and track maintenance.
  • Excellent value for money
  • Flexibility: also available with an Under Sleeper Pad (USP) in compliance with RFI Technical Specifications TCAR SF AR 03 008 A
Compliance Standards EN 13230-1 / 2
Technical Specifications RFI TCAR AR 03 002 F
Maximum speed 300 km/h
Sleeper weight 315 kg
Length 2,400 mm
Width 300 mm
Sub-rail height 220 mm
Centerline height 200 mm
Rail inclination 1/20
Track gauge 1,435-1,445 mm; 1,445-1,460 mm, 1,435-1,465 mm
Type of rail 60E1
Fastening system Vossloh W14, PANDROL E/1 2039, PANDROL FAST CLIP
Design loads
  • Positive bending moment for the section under rail Mdr = 19.0 kNm
  • Negative bending moment for the centre line section Mdcn = 19.0 kNm
  • Positive bending moment for the centre line section Mdc = 13.3 kNm
Optional components Under Sleeper Pad (USP) type A or B

Homologation certification for RFI-240 sleeper, issued by the Italian Railway Network (RFI) – Technical Department.

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