VPI European Rail Service GmbH VERS (Germany)
The Action contributes to European objectives in terms of reducing rail freight noise by retrofitting wagons' braking system with composite brake blocks. This will allow respecting noise limit according to the European Commission Regulation.
The implementation of the Action will result in reducing wagons' noise emission on the European railway network and aims at decreasing the level of noise that affect people living close to railway lines.
The Action covers 9,298 wagons (including 8,787 of S and 511 of SS type).