Ballast, Ties, Rail

The North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) paid a $15.5-million dividend to the state of North Carolina on December 20, 2013 to be designated for a freight rail and safety fund…
Kansas City Southern's President and CEO David Starling issued his annual State of the Railroad letter sharing KCS' "successes and tremendous potential."
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) joined elected officials and representatives from Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) to celebrate the opening of Houston's North Line light-rail extension, on Dec.…
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials and other local leaders took a ceremonial first ride on the extension of the 7 Subway line, terminating at the…
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners L.P. and Imperial Oil have entered into a 50-50 joint venture to build a crude oil rail-loading facility in Strathcona County, Alberta, called the Edmonton Rail…
Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario issued a request for proposals for Toronto's Eglinton Crosstown light-rail project to the consortia pre-qualified to deliver the balance of the Crosstown project, an integrated system…
Granite Construction Incorporated has been awarded a $21 million contract by the city of Coachella, Calif., to construct a new grade-separated crossing junction.
Harsco Rail signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Protran Technology on December 5, 2013.
TorQuest Partners, in partnership with a group of co-investors, has acquired a majority interest in A&B Rail Services Ltd., a national railway services company based in Edmonton, AB, Canada.
Canadian National started a special program to acquire additional monitoring equipment to enhance its technological base for early detection of defects.
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