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The Future is Forward!

Use of the Optitrac® concept is available for licensing to railway infrastructure development, railway

engineering or development financing consortiums. For more information about our solutions,

patents or licensing, please contact us.

What if transport corridors could be more than just transport corridors? And what if infrastructure development consortiums make use of a solution that allows for the holistic transformation of public and private sector infrastructure?

Optitrac® revolves around a Modular and Circular Economics approach for converting existing railways into ballastless (single or dual beam) precast concrete sections. This allows for power and fibre cables to be embedded within the railway itself, which can either be used for the railway itself, or for creating a shared servitude used by telecoms operators, renewable energy producers, and railway operators. At the same time the solution enables the recycling of the steel and the re-use of old crust stone ballast for building or revitalising roads in proximity to the railway.

One servitude optimised for enabling flexible integrated next generation infrastructure! And this can be done while still

keeping full segregation of railway specific communications or power cabling.

Optitrac® is an integrated railway infrastructure concept, developed to enable a fundamental shift in the cost and carbon footprint of building, upgrading and maintaining railways, roads, power transmission, and terrestrial fibre communications infrastructure.

The Optitrac® system eliminates duplication and takes infrastructure sharing to the next level.

The development of rail infrastructure in Africa has been lagging for decades and continue to hamper the economic potential across the African continent, simply because rail, similar to public transport, approached as a standalone silo, is not always feasible, and there is a massive amount of duplication with other forms of infrastructure.

Until recently, shared infrastructure was heavily frowned upon. Today it is fast becoming best practice. Optitrac® introduces the next version of this. Not just shared infrastructure, but the enablement of infrastructure shared across industries by using common servitudes.

The recent inflection point in growth in the next waves of demand for broadband,  renewable energy, smart mining, smart agri, smart infrastructure, smart cities, charging stations for electric vehicles, demands new approaches. Faster speed of execution, new, and sustainability focused systems thinking. Across industries and traditional silos.

Optitrac® makes this possible. New routes, route upgrades, retrofit, whether freight or passenger transport modals, mines, ports or light rail solutions for future cities.

"Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can"

Arthur Ashe, Wimbledon Champion

Optitrac® significantly reduces the cost, downtime, and carbon footprint during constuction,

upgrade, as well as future maintenance phases. The system is pre-fabricated, modular,

and requires fewer materials to be processed and transported to site.

The Optitrac® vision is to reduce the cost and carbon footprint of infrastructure development projects, while accelerating rollout and improving feasibilities of the traditional layers of of infrastucture development.

Patents for Optitrac® have been registered in 19 countries so far!

Infrastructure that connects Industries, Business, and People

This requires an increasing return on investment through designs capable of unlocking multiple and revenue stream opportunities and cross-industry collaborations that cannot be achieved by individual indrusties or through traditional infrastructure silos.

Developing economies are in particular need of cost-effective infrastructure development solutions for enabling a wide range of commercial and socio-economic development opportunities. Whether by the public sector, the private sector, or collaborations.

Optitrac® is modular and allow for different form factors as needed for track areas within railway stations, ports or industrial environments, or for longer distance sections. The modularity allows for more breakout points to be added without major disruption.


By embedding cabling systems into the railway track itself and allowing for the segregation of railway specific power and communications, with full modularity for breakouts for railway purposes, and segregated breakouts for regional power or fibre networks, the real value of railway servitudes are significantly increased. Doing so by revitalising outdated railway tracks and repurposing old sections of metal, concrete, and ballast rock, also reduces the combined cost of infrastructure development.

Optitrac® Next Generation Shared Infrastructure

Optitrac® makes it possible to provide breakout points for power or fibre networks inside railway reserve, without compromising the integrity of railway communications or power.