ON Track Maintenance

BNSF has completed double tracking a three-mile segment that crosses the Pecos River near Fort Sumner, N.M.
TriMet resumed regular service along MAX light-rail lines Sept. 4 in Portland, Ore., following improvements that were made during the past two weeks.
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) has announced that system testing is underway on along its 10-mile BART Berryessa Extension, and it will soon begin the electrification of the…
Rideau Transit Maintenance General Partnership (RTM) has chosen Alstom to maintain the O-Train Confederation Line, the Canadian capital’s light-rail transit system.
Officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Aug. 29 to mark the completion of the Carpenter Street underpass, a grade separation project that will also help support larger rail improvements…
The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) presented the 2016 Dr. William W. Hay Award for Excellence to TranSystems for the Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) Program…
Officials on opposite sides of the country outlined plans to enhance safety of local rail systems using recently awarded federal funds.
The 27-mile TEX Rail commuter rail project kicked off construction activities with a trio of groundbreaking ceremonies in Fort Worth, Grapevine and North Richland Hills, Texas on Aug. 24.
A United Kingdom-based team says it is feasible to enhance grade-crossing safety using a network of tiny wireless sensors powered by vibrations of an approaching train.
CSX Transportation (CSX) has announced that longer, faster trains—and more of them—will travel along an Indiana route as early as Sept. 7.
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