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ArcelorMittal provides rails and fences to Africa’s first high-speed rail line9 January 2019
Inaugurated on 15 November 2018, the Kenitra-Tangier line is the first high-speed line in Morocco. Its main objective is to link the biggest town of the country, Casablanca, to Tangier. This is the first stage of a project to create up to 1500 kms of new railway lines in Morocco. ArcelorMittal is proud to contribute to this high-level project with the participation of ArcelorMittal Europe – Long Products Rails & Special Sections, who provided rails, and WireSolutions, who provided fences.Project News
Mind the gap – ArcelorMittal supplies rails for the London Underground29 November 2018
The London Underground, nicknamed "the Tube," is a great way to travel and discover London and its hot spots. Londoners and London lovers, you will soon be able to explore parts of the city on ArcelorMittal rails as ArcelorMittal Europe – Long Products Rails & Special sections has secured the contract to supply rails for the Northern Line Extension (NLE).Project News
450 kilometres in 2 hours? It is now possible16 October 2018
ArcelorMittal Europe delivered 60 000 tonnes of rails and 1000 tonnes of sections and flat bars for the 450-km Haramain High Speed Rail project also known as the “Mecca-Medina high speed railway" inaugurated on 25 September 2018.Project News
ArcelorMittal rails in Australia’s biggest public transport project11 June 2018
ArcelorMittal Europe – Long Products Rails and Special Sections provided 6,500 tonnes of rails for the forthcoming Sydney Metro project. It is Australia’s largest public transport infrastructure project as it will transform Sydney, delivering more trains and faster services for customers across the network.Project News
- rails & track fittings for public and urban railway and underground lines
- high speed rails (for speeds over 350 km/h)
- heavy rails
- conductor rails
Tram Rails (grooved, vignole, & block rail)
Light Rails (specific light transport & underground mining operations)
Crane Rails (DIN crane rails, American crane rails, special crane rails & girder crane rails)
Special sections (cathode bars, rail accessories, & track shoes)
Innovative, high quality rails
The rails and track fittings manufactured by ArcelorMittal are supplied worldwide for high speed tracks, heavy haul tracks, and urban transport systems amongst others thanks to their product quality and the elevated level of reliability which has earned ArcelorMittal the trust of their customers.
The offer is enhanced with many certificates and approvals from transport companies in different countries.
Rails are steel products that must fulfil a multitude of technological requirements. Continuous quality control and elaborate testing ensure the characteristics of the final product meet the stringent requirements regarding rail characteristics and performance.
In addition to head hardened rails, high-speed railways (with speeds over 350 km/h) are one of the most demanding applications for which ArcelorMittal has developed innovative production processes.