Ballast, Ties, Rail

As technologies advance, manufacturers of switch machines and switch stands are keeping up to speed to provide railroads reliable switching equipment.
Developing technologies aim to enhance the accuracy and effectiveness of turnout inspection.
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) held a public open house to detail a possible project that would add a second main track between Lee's Summit and Strasburg. The route…
Stella-Jones Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the operating assets of Arizona Pacific Wood Preserving, Inc., Nevada Wood Preserving, Inc., and Pacific Wood Preserving of Oregon, Inc.
Crossties can be made from a variety of materials and all parts of the industry report strong growth in 2013.
Automated track inspection is designed to help railroads tackle potential pitfalls, but what happens when track inspectors run into challenges?
BNSF plans to invest an estimated $90 million on track and rail capacity improvement projects in New Mexico this year.
Skanska-Rados Joint Venture (SRJV) reached the half way point in construction of the Exposition Transit Corridor, a 6.6-mile extension from Culver City, Calif., to Santa Monica. SRJV has worked one…
The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) presented the 2013 Dr. William W. Hay Award for Excellence to Utah Transit Authority (UTA) for its FrontRunner South Commuter Rail Project.
President Obama has nominated former Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) Secretary Deb Miller to the Surface Transportation Board, replacing Francis Mulvey, according to a report on the United Transportation Union's…
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