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CP orders new track evaluation car from ENSCO Rail Canadian Pacific (CP) awarded a contract to ENSCO Rail to provide inspection systems for a new track evaluation car.

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The Delachaux Group is launching a rebranding effort aimed at bringing the entirety of its rail businesses under the Pandrol brand. The Delachaux Group says the move enhances its commitment to the rail infrastructure market and...
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Canadian Pacific (CP) awarded a contract to ENSCO Rail to provide inspection systems for a new track evaluation car. ENSCO Rail says the car will be the newest track evaluation car in the CP fleet and...
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Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is utilizing a fleet of specialized equipment and increased vegetation control methods to help combat a potentially hazardous by-product of autumn: leaf slime.   When leaves fall on tracks and are then crushed...
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NJ Transit is utilizing its two AquaTrack machines to clean fallen leaves off its rails. The AquaTrack equipment is a high-pressure power-washing system that removes leaves and oily residue from the tracks in an effort to...
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In lieu of the changing season, Keolis Commuter Services (KCS) will perform rail-cleaning services on Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) rail to reduce slippery rail. KCS explains that slippery rail occurs when leaves and debris fall...

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Harsco Rail has won two orders worth nearly $25 million to supply track maintenance and measuring equipment for use on the Haramain high-speed line in Saudi Arabia and the Transnet network in South Africa. The first...
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Trimble introduced a new addition to its track survey and scanning rail portfolio—the Trimble GEDO IMS System. "The latest trolley system is lightweight, flexible and fast," the company says. The new system combines an Inertial Measurement Unit...
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Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc., has acquired HyGround Engineering, a substructure maintenance management company.   Loram explains the acquisition will allow it to better record and diagnose issues with ballast, subballast, subgrade and drainage to create a...
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Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) unveiled the next development of its Aurora platform: Aurora XivTM.   The Aurora Xiv combines several of GREX's rail solutions into a single truck with the aim of making railroad inspections more...
mta-cleans-up-with-keep-it-clean-initiative
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo revealed a new initiative to discourage subway littering. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will run a public awareness campaign for the Keep it Clean initiative. "Littering is not only illegal but...

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