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GRP Overlay Railway Platform Surface Panel

With Network Rail investing in infrastructure improvements for the long-term future, the resultant GRP system has benefits which show clear advantages over alternative proposals (steel, concrete & timber) where a combination of corrosion resistance, strength, lightweight, rapid fit times and insulating properties are all desirable characteristics. The design is tested, approved and in service at an increasing number of stations on the UK network.


  • 10mm thick composite panel
  • Black Anti-slip surface
  • Beige off-set blister pattern tactile strip


  • Highly durable surface
  • Weather resistant
  • Off-set blister pattern tactile surface already built in
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Benefits Icon Benefits
  • Rapid & easy installation – reduced labour costs & disruption
  • Custom made to size
  • Rapid lead times – typically 12 weeks from order (subject to order size)
  • Highly durable surface
  • Weather resistant
  • Required built-in surface tactile strip
  • Pre-drilled fixing points located to specification if required
  • White highlighted platform edge
  • Yellow high speed hazard line marking (optional)
  • No freeze-thaw cracking
  • No welding or hazardous assembly techniques
  • No painting required
  • Little or no maintenance/repair costs
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Long design life
  • 100% recyclable at end of life
  • Fully conforms to Network Rail Specification
Specifications Icon Specification
  • 10mm thick composite panel construction
  • Black Anti-slip surface with refined aluminium oxide, offering an extremely hard wearing surface
  • Incorporated Beige Blister platform edge pattern tactile strip
  • All required safety line markings: white front edge & yellow speed hazard warning line (optional)
Options Icon Options


  • Standard width: 1200mm
  • Typical depth: 2500mm – 3000mm

Overlay panels are produced to site specifications based on the existing trestle layout and gauging, as requested by the client

Additional Options:

Also available in a plain black version (no tactile) for ramp ends & shelter areas

Description Icon Description

Back in 2003, Evergrip succeeded in fulfilling a design requirement for a new type of railway platform decking system made entirely from composite materials.

Panels have undergone independent testing to record mechanical capabilities, slip resistance and establish conformance.  Live trials were also conducted with suitability & performance monitored.

The Evergrip GRP system now offers a 60 year design life and are in service at many stations around the UK

Factory fabricated panels provide a black, slip resistant, highly durable surface incorporating an off-set tactile paving strip, all required safety line markings and a hidden fixing system.

Panels are impact and weather resistant making them suitable for both covered and external applications.  Panels will not rust or rot, nor will they ever need painting as the colour is throughout the product and they are easy to clean. Should significant damage ever occur to any components, modular construction allows for quick, easy & low-cost repairs.

The system is designed to conform to criteria laid down in Network Rail Business Document NR/PS/RES/0030 (formerly RT/E/PS/00030) Issue 2 dated June 2005.


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Evergrip Limited

Flaxley Road, Selby, North Yorkshire
YO8 4BG United Kingdom

PHONE: 01757 212744
EMAIL: [email protected]
FAX: 01757 212 749
Company Registered Number: 04186772
Registered for VAT Number: GB 773 5346 10

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