Ballast, Ties, Rail

The $67-million grade separation project in Bensenville, Ill., which is part of the Chicago Regional Environmental and Transportation Efficiency Program (CREATE), began construction Feb. 19.
U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) urged the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to provide a $1.5-million loan to the Port of Oswego in New York through its Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement…
Fast, mobile surveying systems capture rail data with increased productivity and accuracy.
Wheel/rail lubrication programs improve to offer railroads a smooth ride.
Amtrak and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) are gearing up for track improvements along the former Norfolk Southern (NS) route used by Amtrak Wolverine Service and Blue Water trains…
Axion International Holdings, Inc., says the developmental progression of its ECOTRAX™ composite crossties is yielding consistently higher performance results, which meet and exceed domestic and international standards for crossties.
A bill submitted by a group of North Carolina state legislators would restore a rail line from Wallace to Castle Hayne, N.C., and study additional improvements to military transportation.
Canadian National (CN) plans to invest approximately CA$1.9 billion (US$1.907 billion) to maintain and upgrade its railway network, grow the business efficiently and continue to improve customer service in 2013.
The Connecticut State Bond Commission approved $170 million for Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) projects including $59 million for a rail bridge replacement and freight rail projects.
Union Pacific is investing approximately $13.2 million in the rail line between Troutdale and Dalles, Ore.
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