Ballast, Ties, Rail

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…
AREMA President Jim Carter looks back at his 2012-2013 term at the helm of the association.
BNSF's Nebraska property will see an estimated $110 million in maintenance and rail capacity expansion projects in 2013.
A $9.7 million project to add freight railroad mobility and relieve congestion for the commuting public in the Chicago region has been completed in Blue Island, Ill.
Union Pacific Railroad will strengthen Minnesota's and Wisconsin's transportation infrastructures by investing $10 million in the rail line at various locations between St. Paul, Minn., and Humbird, Wis.
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