OFF Track Maintenance

BNSF has planned a 2013 capital commitment program of approximately $4.1 billion, approximately a $450-million increase over its 2012 capital spend of $3.6 billion.
CSX is planning a major track capacity expansion on its River Line between northern New Jersey and the Albany, N.Y., region.
In 2012, Kansas City Sourthern's U.S. engineering department achieved a record low injury frequency ratio.
Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) appointed Francis Chinnici as senior vice president, engineering and purchasing. Robert Stevens, vice president and chief engineering officer, will retire, effective Feb. 28.
Koppers Inc. and Norfolk Southern have agreed to a three-year contract for bonded rail joint assemblies.
The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) Educational Foundation is accepting applications for the 2013 Scholarship Program. The deadline is March 8, 2013.
The Detroit, Mich., M-1 Rail project can move forward immediately using the $25 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grant previously awarded for transit in the city.
Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA), member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, was named chairman of the Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee for the 113th Congress.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has signed an accord with BNSF, announcing the railroad's voluntary revision of several personnel policies that OSHA alleged violated the…
Watco Transportation Services named Josh McCormack regional safety manager for the East Region. He will assist the East Region railroads, the Wisconsin and Southern Railroad (WSOR), as well as East…
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