Ballast, Ties, Rail

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) says that the cause of the February 16, 2015 CSX/Plains All American derailment in Mount Carbon, W.Va. was a broken rail from a rail head…
BNSF posted video of a project on its website showing employees installing a rare track component to address a bottleneck on the network in Vancouver, Wash.
In the very near future, Denver's Regional Transportation District (RTD) Nine Mile Station near I-225 and Parker Road in Aurora, will no longer be an end-of-line station for the light-rail…
Progress Rail Services Corporation, supplier of railroad products and services to the railroad and transit industries, has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Rail Product Solutions, Inc. (RPS) from…
The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority and its contractor marked the substantial completion of the Pasadena, Calif., to Azusa, Calif., segment. The construction authority said the $1-billion project is on…
On September 22, 2015, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA-05) joined Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association and National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association member L.B. Foster Company for a tour of its…
Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) awarded $3.75 million in state funds for the South Hamilton Crossing grade separation project. The funds are part of $7 million in funding for…
On Sept. 15, officials celebrated the completion of a $93-million rail project vital for improving the efficiency and sustainability of cargo movement as shipment volumes increase at the Port of…
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Thomas Prendergast is pointing to a Sept. 10 derailment to highlight the need for additional funds to keep the system…
The N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) awarded a $10.2-million grading contract to C.M. Lindsay & Sons, Inc., to create a new 2.4-mile single-track railroad connection in Robeson County.
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