Sci-tech achievements in rail transport sector

The rail transport sector of the country has notched up valuable scientific and technological successes this year.

Researchers of the Academy of Railways solved many sci-tech problems. They established production processes of the concrete sleeper for increasing the intensity of railway tracks and the plastic-insulated press plate and came up with an execution scheme capable of protecting railway bed.

The Rahung Railway Factory has turned out detents with the pelletized graphite cast iron using a modifying agent to enhance the safety of transport, and the Humhung Rolling Stock Parts Factory has developed a thermosetting plastic with materials lying idle.

The Pyongyang Railway Bureau completed a plan for saving 50 percent of reinforcing bars for sleepers by recycling waste.