Track Components

L.B. Foster Rail Technologies (UK), with its Coronet brand, is established as Europe’s foremost manufacturer of both Glued and Dry Mechanical Insulated Joint Kits.

L.B. Foster Rail Technologies, under the Coronet has a long established history of supplying Glued Insulated Joint kits in the UK, where it has been the leading supplier to the Network Rail infrastructure for over 10 years. This position is enhanced by significant export sales to a wide range of territories with specific core alliances in specific markets such as Malaysia, Egypt, Greece and Taiwan.

With unrivalled knowledge of rail joints for passenger rail networks, L.B. Foster Rail Technologies has been able to draw on the experience of our North American based sister company, Allegheny Rail Products. Together we have developed a series of heavy duty joints for freight and high traffic environments throughout Europe.

The complementary range of Dry Mechanical Insulated Joint kits is led by the flagship product, the Coronet Joint.  The Coronet Joint has gained both critical acclaim and commercial success in UK and European markets. The high quality design and precise manufacturing methods employed in the manufacture of the Coronet Joint have established it as a true market leader in the Dry Mechanical Joint arena. 

In addition to the strong base product line of insulated joints, L.B. Foster Rail Technologies (UK) is the UK’s leading stockist and distributor of:

  • Track fastenings
  • Screwspikes
  • Mechanical fishplates
  • Rail direct fixation bolting
  • Drive on rail anchors
  • Insulating track components
  • Rail accessories

L.B. Foster Rail Technologies (UK)’s dedicated stock range is tailored to meet the needs of the industry. By focusing on a dedicated core stock range the service provided to the industry is not hindered by dilution of core activities.

At the heart of L.B. Foster Rail Technologies (UK) is a blend of extensive rail track experience and practical component manufacture.

Key features

  • Extensive knowledge of specialist track work design and manufacture
  • Vast experience of international railroads, from heavy haul to commuter and transit
  • In-house product development and research facility
  • Rigorous testing of assembled product
  • Multiple rail section availability
  • Expansive stock range in core products

Our Purpose

Improve the design and supply of products and services required to enhance the performance of rail networks