Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A working group headed by D.Ganbat, Minister of Road and Transport Development got acquainted with the activities of Concrete Sleeper Factory of Ulaanbaatar Railway joint stock company’ in Khutul, Selenge aimag.
Founded in 1997, the concrete sleeper factory in Khutul has a capacity to manufacture 180 thousand concrete sleepers a year. The factory employs 150 workers in its 6 main units. Previously, the factory used to ,make “FZ” concrete sleeper with Chinese technology and now they have been manufacturing “APC” reinforced concrete sleeper with more advanced technologies from Russia since 2006. The factory has a plan to produce 150 thousand pieces of concrete sleepers this year and as of today, the factory has produced 50 thousand pieces.
Moreover, the authorities of the factory introduced about the present state of the factory, which manufactures 20 types of concrete structures, such as bridge structures, concrete base and road curb apart from concrete sleepers and provides them to the domestic market.
During his meeting with the authorities and over 150 employees of the Concrete Sleeper Factory, Minister D.Ganbat gave information about government activities and policy. In frames of the meeting, Minister D.Ganbat obliged the relevant authorities to study opportunities of the Concrete Sleeper Factory to manufacture concrete sleeper for narrow-gauge railway.