Ballast, Ties, Rail

Boatright Companies is building a crosstie plant in Chilton County, Ala., a $55 million investment with plans to have 100 workers by the end of next year. The new 400,000-square-foot…
The Denver Regional Transportation District received two competitive proposals for the I-225 Light Rail Project.
Automated crosstie evaluation systems work toward removing  subjectivity and improving accuracy of crosstie inspections.
Controlling grinding speed allows for the amount of metal removal to be fine-tuned and results in improved effectiveness and utilization of grinding operations.
To all my faithful readers, this will be the last monthly installment of “Chicago Perspective.” I thank you for giving me a platform for 13 years where my thoughts, opinions,…
The Illinois Department of Transportation and Union Pacific are beginning the final phase of 2012 upgrades to Illinois' signature high-speed route, Chicago-St. Louis, for future high-speed Amtrak trains.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit is bringing FASTRACK back to the Lexington Avenue Line.
The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay issued documents and is seeking bids for the 2012 Major Track Rehabilitation Project. This is the largest reconstruction phase to date related to…
Industry sales veteran Eric Schook has formed Railliance, Inc., a manufacturer's rep agency specifically focused on rail (freight, transit and industrial) industries. Schook has nearly 20 years of experience in…
BNSF plans to invest an estimated $65 million on track and rail capacity improvement projects in New Mexico this year.
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