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Supply Side: Pandrol, TRAC Intermodal

Written by Marybeth Luczak, Executive Editor
Pandrol’s under tie pads are manufactured using about 5 pounds (or 2.3 kilograms) of end-of-life tires per tie, which the company said produces “a carbon footprint that is less than half of the same product using virgin material.” It noted that “[e]very kilometer of railway track installed with Pandrol’s Under Sleeper [tie] Pads saves 3,000 tires from landfill or burning.”

Pandrol’s under tie pads are manufactured using about 5 pounds (or 2.3 kilograms) of end-of-life tires per tie, which the company said produces “a carbon footprint that is less than half of the same product using virgin material.” It noted that “[e]very kilometer of railway track installed with Pandrol’s Under Sleeper [tie] Pads saves 3,000 tires from landfill or burning.”

Global rail fastening supplier Pandrol has received a CO2-neutral label for its under tie pads. Also, marine chassis pool manager and equipment provider TRAC Intermodal has partnered American Made Chassis (AMC) to boost its fleet of 40-foot chassis.

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