Ballast, Ties, Rail

Gross & Janes Co. has received a United States Patent for a 'two-step' borate pre-treatment dipping process and related equipment the company developed to increase the life of wood railroad…
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has reopened the application period for $5 million in loans for freight rail projects.
TriMet resumed regular service along MAX light-rail lines Sept. 4 in Portland, Ore., following improvements that were made during the past two weeks.
A complete failure of an already-cracked rail led to the January 2015 derailment of a Canadian Pacific train near Nipigon, Ontario, according to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB).
Officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Aug. 29 to mark the completion of the Carpenter Street underpass, a grade separation project that will also help support larger rail improvements…
The government of Canada and the province of Ontario reached an agreement that makes CA$2.97 billion (US$2.3 billion) in combined funding available for infrastructure improvements in the province.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this week that Metropolitan Transportation Authority has completed track laying between Central Islip and Ronkonkoma for the Long Island Rail Road Double Track project…
The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $814 million to 135 transportation projects in the state and includes $55 million to four rail and safety projects.
The Oregon Transportation Commission has approved nearly $12 million in funding for rail projects statewide.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is expanding the investigation into the East Falls Church derailment to include Metro Transit Police.
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