Track Machinery

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Union Pacific utilizing TRT 909 for Nebraska track renewal project Union Pacific Railroad is in the midst of a $39.5-million track renewal project in Nebraska. The work, which began May 6, is being performed between Clarks and Schuyler and is scheduled to be completed by mid-July.

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As the season for cold and snowy weather approaches, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit (NYCT) is ready for winter operations. NYCT said it is leaning on lessons from the 2013-2014 winter that...
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As the temperature drops, Chicago-area Metra has taken a variety of steps this year to be better equipped to deal with cold and snowy weather and better prepared to deliver critical information to its passengers.   In...
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In late July 2014, Strukton Systems installed a POSS switch monitoring system in Detroit, Mich., which involved Canadian National Railway switches at the Moterm junction. At the end of the six-month period, CN will decide...
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Nordco Inc. hired Jeff Roschyk as president of rail, where he will oversee the entire rail business, including new equipment, rebuild and aftermarket, rail inspection services and rail sales.   "We are very pleased to have Jeff...
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Harsco Rail signed an agreement providing the company with exclusive worldwide sales and marketing of MRail's vertical track deflection measurement technology.   Harsco says MRail Vertical Track Deflection Technology is already in service and has been tested...

Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc., has acquired a majority stake in Railway Vehicle Engineering Ltd. (RVEL) in Derby, United Kingdom.   RVEL offers maintenance, overhaul and engineering services to a range of UK passenger and freight rail...
UNITRAC Railroad Materials, Inc., has hired Scott Arnold as the vice president of operations at UNITRAC's headquarters and manufacturing facility in Knoxville, Tenn. Arnold comes from Yale Locks, where he served as the director of...
Union Pacific will strengthen Iowa's transportation infrastructure by investing $6 million in the rail line between Burt and Goldfield, Iowa. The project, funded entirely by Union Pacific, began July 25 and is scheduled to be...
Harsco Corporation completed its transition of the appointment of F. Nicholas Grasberger to president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. The company originally announced the transition in April.   Grasberger succeeds David Everitt, who has been serving...
Harsco Corporation received its second major railway track and infrastructure maintenance equipment award from Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) in Switzerland. The award, valued at more than $100 million, calls for 59 high-speed catenary vehicles that...