Setting the industry standard for steel railroad ties and turnout sets.
The Authority in Steel Ties & Turnouts

Since 1996, NARSTCO has stood apart as the name in steel railroad ties and turnout sets, distinguishing itself not just on the quality of its products but also on the caliber of its service. From last-mile jobs to short line systems, to Class 1 railroads, track managers across North America trust NARSTCO ties to cut cost, save time and ensure optimal operations for the long haul.

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If there is anything track managers can all agree on, it’s that cutting costs while improving performance is a good deal. NARSTCO ties allow them to do just that. With more than two decades of experience in track and transit, the NARSTCO team understands the needs and priorities of today’s track managers, making them a choice partner for operations big and small. They approach every job with the service-minded sensibility that has defined our organization since its founding.

Our Rail Tie & Turnout Sets

NARSTCO products are made of high-quality American steel, and are built for the rigors of intense everyday use. They are 100% recyclable.

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The Benefits of Steel

With a return on investment that exceeds any alternative, NARSTCO steel ties and turnout sets deliver a wide range of advantages, including:

  • Safer, easier and faster to install than alternative products
  • Design allows for reduced ballast section
  • Extended service life (50+ years) and minimal maintenance requirements compared to alternative products
  • No known failure mode except for major derailment or destruction of the tie

The Green Choice

NARSTCO steel ties and turnout sets are made from recycled steel and can be recycled at the end of their long service life. NARSTCO products are the environmentally friendly choice for the rail industry.

Green benefits include:

  • Made from recycled steel
  • Helps reduce the use of dangerous preservatives
  • Conserves natural resources
  • Optimizes total cost of ownership

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Chris Maynard
Chris Maynard
Senior Vice President, NARSTCO and HSQ Technology
Bruce Jones
Bruce Jones
General Manager, NARSTCO
Matt Violin
Matt Violin
Senior Director, Sales and Marketing
Steve Smith
Steve Smith
Director, Process Improvement and Capital Projects
Kristin Ward
Kristin Ward
Customer Service Manager


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