27 Sep 2017

Rail Minister visits British Steel at Trako exhibition in Poland

Rail Minister Paul Maynard today visited the British Steel stand at the Trako International Railway fair in Gdańsk, Poland.

Mr Maynard was accompanied by Andrzej Bittel, Undersecretary of State in Poland's Ministry of Infrastructure and Construction, who's responsible for railways in the host country.

The exhibition is in its 12th year and our rail team is showcasing British Steel products that enhance rail track performance and life.

Trako is the largest and most prestigious rail industry event of its kind in Poland and attracts hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of industry professionals.

Ross Walker, our Sales Lead, Rail, is among the team at the event, and said: “This is the first time we’ve exhibited in Poland and Trako gives us a fantastic opportunity to promote our premium rail products and services to the Polish market, one of the largest in Europe.

“It was great to meet the Rail Minister and Mr Bittel, and show them the unique rail products and solutions we can offer our customers throughout the world.

“Our innovative rail products can help operators tackle common industry issues and we’ve already had excellent feedback from visitors who’ve shown a great interest in what British Steel can offer.”

At Trako we’re showcasing a number of products including:

- ML330, our advanced Multi-Life grooved rail with increased wear-resistance. Weld-restorable in track, ML330 offers multiple rail lives

- Zinoco®, our durable rail corrosion protection system which ensures maximum rail life in corrosive environments like coastal track, wet tunnels and level crossings

- Our Stress-Free heat-treated rail range that has exceptional resistance to wear and boasts the lowest residual stress available for reduced rolling contact and foot fatigue, so increasing life in track

Our picture shows Rail Minister Paul Maynard MP (second left) and Andrzej Bittel (fourth left) at the British Steel stand at Trako