Ets Röthlisberger SA : The swiss specialist for timber railway sleepers (or cross ties, railroad ties) for more than one century !
Preservation of timber is for a long time the central activity in Glovelier. The company is the unique producer for timber railway sleepers
in Switzerland. Ets Röthlisberger SA
is a confidence partner of Swiss Federal railways and other private companies.
We use exclusively hardwoods (beech and oak) for the production of our timber sleepers. The logs issue from our region, and we support the sustainable management of our forests.
We have always on our stock large quantities of railway timber sleepers:
Regarding umpteen applications of our timber sleepers in various types of normal and narrow gauge tracks, see also our references
. Our sleepers brings an optimal insulation, and their elasticity preserve tracks superstructure as wel as vehicles. The wooden sleeper absorb vibrations and insure a minimal noise level for adjacent residents (Regarding that matter, see a meaningful Austrian case (see in German the official rapport, page 27
and the come back to the timber sleeper
adopted recently in the region of Insbruck).
Beech sleepers during seasoning period