To be part of Railgrup is for Carbures an honor and recognition of our industrial technological capacity for the manufacture of composite structural parts for trains. We are very happy for that and we are glad to be able to offer our knowledge and experience in composites for this sector both at a national and international level.
Carbures has announced this week that it will start to be part of Railgrup, the most important railway industry cluster in the sector, which agglutinates more than 100 companies, among which the most advanced in our country stand out for industrial technology and know-how. -how, and which they add a volume of global turnover of 17.000 million euros. Among its members you can find important OEMs and Tier1 such as Renfe, Talgo, Altran, CAF, Alstom, etc.
Railgrup was born in 2002 with the challenge of promoting the development of the rail sector in Spain at all levels and the aim of promoting the global competitiveness of its members by promoting, representing and disseminating the collective image and interests inside and outside our borders.
Carbures entered the railway industry in 2013, with the design and manufacture of structural parts for subway and train cars (long, medium and short distance). From the El Burgo de Osma plant, pieces and structures are produced for this sector. An example of this line is the manufacture, in 2017, of 74 emergency evacuation front doors that CAF has manufactured for lines 3 and 6 of the Santiago de Chile Metro.