Ballast, Ties, Rail

Advancements in equipment and technology push detection of rail flaws to new levels.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) released the first draft five-year MassDOT Capital Investment Plan (CIP) for FY2014-FY2018, a $12.4-billion program that will create growth and opportunity for residents across…
Koppers Inc., has signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire the crosstie treating business and related manufacturing facility of Tolko Industries Ltd., located in Ashcroft, BC, Canada.
Axion International Holdings, Inc., has shipped an order to a second European railroad for in track testing. The shipment includes 700 crossties and three switch sets and will be used…
IntegriCo Composites, Inc., manufacturer of recycled plastic railroad ties, has received an initial 22,000 crosstie order for its composite railroad ties from a Class 1 railroad.
Axion International Holdings, Inc., producer of ECOTRAX® composite rail ties and STRUXURE® building products, received a purchase order worth $925,000 from "a major domestic transit line located in the South…
New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) received an $18.5-million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to reduce passenger and freight train congestion along Amtrak's Empire Corridor at…
The North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) paid a $15.5-million dividend to the state of North Carolina on December 20, 2013 to be designated for a freight rail and safety fund…
Kansas City Southern's President and CEO David Starling issued his annual State of the Railroad letter sharing KCS' "successes and tremendous potential."
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) joined elected officials and representatives from Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) to celebrate the opening of Houston's North Line light-rail extension, on Dec.…
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