ON Track Maintenance

Developing technologies aim to enhance the accuracy and effectiveness of turnout inspection.
On November 2, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn was joined by local and state officials to open the new 71st Street railroad underpass in Bridgeview, a Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation…
From June to September, Kansas City Southern's U.S. production gangs installed more than 150,000 crossties, 2,450 switch ties and renewed 94 road crossings between Spiro, Okla., and De Queen, Ark.,…
Chicago Transportation Authority's (CTA) Red Line South project is now complete and the line running from Cermak-Chinatown and 95th Street will reopen on schedule Sunday, October 20.
North County Transit District (NCTD) in San Diego, Calif., began a $2 million crosstie replacement project on the coastal rail corridor used for passenger rail service October 7. The project…
The Illinois Department of Transportation and Union Pacific are performing the last of three phases of 2013 upgrades to Illinois' signature high-speed route, Chicago-St. Louis, for future 110 mph operation…
The last of three Michigan track improvement phases for the 2013 construction season begins between Jackson and Kalamazoo on October 14. While the project will cause some delays and modified…
BNSF plans to invest an estimated $100 million on maintenance and rail capacity expansion projects in California this year.
Automated track inspection is designed to help railroads tackle potential pitfalls, but what happens when track inspectors run into challenges?
WSOR has developed a long-term structures maintenance program to extend service life where it can, while prioritizing replacement needs.
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