Ballast, Ties, Rail

On April 25, U.S. Rep. Brad Ashford (D-NE-2) joined National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) and GoRail member Paxton & Vierling Steel Co. (PVS) for a tour of its…
The first shipment of steel rail on which the streetcars in El Paso, Texas, will run has arrived; about 900 pieces will be used throughout the entire project. Each length…
J-Track LLC will open a new railroad construction and maintenance company in the Chicagoland area on May 1. The new company, J-Track LLC Central Division, will be led by Vice…
As Earth Day approaches and as part of recommendations from a blue-ribbon commission tasked with reducing the impact of public transit on the environment, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York…
A study designed to quantify the economic benefits of relocating existing shortline rail infrastructure in Yolo County, Calif., has found the area could tap into significant benefits if it were…
Construction on Phase 2 of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, a.k.a. the Silver Line, is about to head into a busy period as the project hits the 30 percent complete…
Success in battling defects and extending the life of a rail can be met with a well-planned grinding or milling program.
Suppliers offer many versatile options to railroads for precise placement and removal of materials needed along the rights-of-way.
Metra has laid out plans to begin infrastructure improvements to its stations, track, bridges and road crossings this year to ensure safe and reliable service and maintain a state of…
OmniTRAX, Inc., selected Bridgewell Resources LLC, a wholesale distributor of ties and other materials, as the recipient of its first annual Supplier of the Year award.
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