Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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Tuesday, 05 July 2016 14:05

A firm grasp on fastening systems

Suppliers look to improve the way their respective fastening systems hold track together.

The Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad (RCP&E) held a grand opening ceremony in Aurora, S.D., July 8 to celebrate the completion of a $5.65 million project.

Several intermodal projects, as well as two grade separation projects will benefit from Fostering Advancements in Shipping and Transportation for the Long-Term Achievement of National Efficiencies (FASTLANE) grants.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has taken control of the investigation into the June 28, 2016 accident between two BNSF intermodal trains near Panhandle, Texas.

Thursday, 16 June 2016 11:06

Optimizing friction management

Suppliers are investing in the development of new products that maximize uptime while reducing total cost of ownership.

LACMTA is in the middle of a building boom and has plans to continue that trend in an effort to transform L.A. into a premier transit-friendly city.

A Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) preliminary report of the June 3 Union Pacific oil train derailment near Mosier, Ore., found broken lag bolts that led to gauge widening to be the cause of the accident.

Friday, 17 June 2016 11:27

GREX names Euston VP of engineering

Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) promoted its director of inspection technology, Todd Euston, to the position of vice president of engineering.

Tuesday, 14 June 2016 12:15

SEPTA ramps up Crum Creek Viaduct work

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) will halt train service between Elwyn and Swarthmore Stations on the Media/Elwyn Line June 18-19 as work on the Crum Creek Viaduct project intensifies.

Thursday, 09 June 2016 09:59

NAMRC names Rauch Supplier of the Year

The North American Maintenance Railway Club (NAMRC) named Ian Rauch, manager of Steel and OTM Sales at Omaha Track as its 2015-2016 Supplier of the Year.

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