Ballast, Ties, Rail

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has adopted 156 projects, valued at $583 million, to support needed upkeep on California's aging roads and bridges, make upgrades to transit and rail systems…
Turnouts, diamonds, frogs and other special trackwork components are always evolving as manufacturers study new technologies to improve the rails.
Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO-2) joined representatives from Encore Rail Systems on June 29, 2016, for a product demonstration and discussion on public policy priorities for greater Denver's manufacturing and rail…
Ontario is planning to bring new weekday GO rail service between the future Confederation GO Station in Hamilton and the Niagara Region starting in 2021, with service to Niagara Falls…
Koppers Inc. has signed long-term contracts with Norfolk Southern (three years) and Union Pacific (five years) for bonded rail joint assemblies.
Union Pacific plans to invest $1.7 million in 2016 to improve its transportation infrastructure in Montana, which will enhance employee, community and customer safety and increase rail operating efficiency.
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…
Meridian Speedway, LLC (MSLLC), a joint venture between Kansas City Southern (KCS) and Norfolk Southern (NS) for a 320-mile rail line between Meridian, Miss. and Shreveport, La., will invest approximately…
Union Pacific plans to invest $2.1 million in 2016 to improve its transportation infrastructure in Wisconsin, enhancing employee, community and customer safety and increasing rail operating efficiency.
Union Pacific plans to invest $9.9 million in 2016 to improve its infrastructure in Minnesota, enhancing employee, community and customer safety and increasing rail operating efficiency.
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