Ballast, Ties, Rail

Union Pacific plans to put $1 billion investment in Nebraska over the next several years as part of its capital investment programs.
Norfolk Southern has cleared the way for more double-stack intermodal trains to use its Heartland Corridor with the opening this week of a newly improved double-stack rail line between Columbus…
L.B. Foster Company has begun delivery of $3.4 million of rail and trackwork products to rail contractor Wintrow Construction of Barberton, Ohio, for the construction of 8.5 miles of track…
For four consecutive weeknights hundreds of New York Metropolitan Transit Authority workers labored through the late night and early morning hours cleaning, inspecting, repairing and replacing subway infrastructure on a…
When the starting point is disaster, the triumph of recovery is made all the more sweet for two Vermont shortlines. When Hurricane and then Tropical Storm Irene rode along the…
Musket Corp. will establish a crude-oil export terminal within the Great Western Industrial Park in Colorado on a newly constructed loop track on the Great Western Railway. Due to the…
Gross & Janes Co. acquired a crosstie production facility in Taylor, Ark., and approximately 4,200 acres of hardwood timber in Arkansas and Louisiana from Tucker Lumber Company and Smith-Turner Land…
New products, methods and technologies are helping suppliers find defects before they can cause problems on a railroad. Research and development departments continue to drive advancements in rail-flaw detection technologies…
With demand for intercity passenger rail service on the rise, Amtrak is moving forward with an aggressive agenda for 2012 and building for the future while strengthening current services.
L.B. Foster Company's Pueblo, Colo., rail products plant has been chosen by IndustryWeek magazine as one of 10 North American manufacturing facilities to receive the publication's 2011 Best Plants Award.…
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