Ballast, Ties, Rail

Montana Hydraulics has been awarded a contract to manufacture and deliver 54 bi-directional ballast plow units to FreightCar America. The current contract follows last year's order for 108 units.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says that the strong demand for Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants continues, as once again the number of applications has surpassed the available…
Rail grinding management is an important part of a railroad's maintenance practices, with an end goal of giving rail the longest life-cycle possible.
Suppliers help railroads maintain smooth surfaces at grade crossings to ensure safety for all.
Union Pacific plans to strengthen Illinois' and Missouri's transportation infrastructure by investing more than $20 million in the rail line between Chester and near Scott City, Mo.
The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded more than $7 million to the state of Oregon through a Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant to support a $9.4-million project.
Axion International Holdings, Inc., has received a purchase order from a new customer, Edmonton Light Rail Transit, in Edmonton, AB, Canada, for its ECOTRAX ties. These ties will be used…
The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association has experienced healthy growth by keeping the needs of its members in the forefront.
Suppliers provide resources to keep roadbeds clear of water.
The joint venture of Stacy and Witbeck, Inc., and Herzog Contracting Corp. utilize innovation and fluid communication to safely construct a 45-mile commuter rail line.
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