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Update 2015: special trackwork
Manufacturers of special trackwork components offer pieces designed with a longer lifespan in mind.
Focus on fasteners
As demand climbs among freight and passenger railroads, suppliers are providing improved fastening solutions to help hold things together.
Extending weld life
Service providers ramp up their efforts to enhance the welding process and improve the life of each weld.
Union Pacific performing work at Missouri/Iowa border
Union Pacific will strengthen its transportation infrastructure in Missouri by investing nearly $15 million in the rail line between the Missouri/Iowa border and Trenton. The project began July 9 and…
CTA Purple Line Express to get $30 million improvement project
The Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) Purple Line Express is set to receive $30 million for improvement to tracks between Lawrence and Jarvis stations, the latest, CTA says, in its ongoing…
SEPTA plans second trolley tunnel blitz for end of the month
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) forces will work around the clock during a 16-day Trolley Tunnel outage starting July 31, performing maintenance and construction work.
CSX completes annual safety and maintenance Jamboree
CSX successfully completed its 17th annual Maintenance Jamboree, a track safety and maintenance blitz that completes months of rail, tie, signal and bridge work on key rail corridors in a…
Illinois democrats rally behind funding for commuter lines implementation of PTC
A trio of Illinois democrats gathered at Metra's LaSalle Street Station in Chicago to call on Congress to help fund implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC) for commuter rails.
DTE Energy rail project to eliminate crossing
DTE Energy says a project to extend a rail line in its rail yard at West Jefferson and Van Horn in Trenton, Mich., will improve safety and traffic flow for…
New Jersey and Ohio crossings slated for improvements
Five grade crossings in New Jersey and Ohio will see improvements over the course of the summer.
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