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Alion awarded $10 Million FRA contract to study human performance in rail operations and maintenance
To enhance safety and improve railroad operations, the Federal Railroad Administration has awarded Alion Science and Technology a contract with a ceiling of $10 million to conduct research that gauges…
Maintaining ballast below the ties
Optimal track conditions rely heavily on ballast maintenance. Ballast doesn't always get the attention it deserves. For those outside of the industry, the flashy signals, rail and crossties are what…
RailComm provides system to BNSF yard in New Mexico
BNSF's Belen Yard in New Mexico has added RailComm's Blue Flag Indicator (BFI) System to their facility. The RailComm BFI System allows a user to apply blue flag protection to…
X Train chooses R&O Construction Company as general contractor
Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. (X Train), the company building a luxury passenger train with planned rail service between Southern California and Las Vegas, Nev., selected R&O Construction as the…
L.B. Foster supplies concrete ties to Bay Area SMART transit project
L.B. Foster Company has been awarded a contract to provide 89,175 of its CXT Concrete Ties for the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) project.
Parsons Brinckerhoff awarded on-call contract for Midwest HSR construction
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has awarded an on-call contract to Parsons Brinckerhoff for construction services in support of the agency's efforts to implement accelerated rail services along a…
RailComm to provide DOC system to PATH’s Harrison Yard
RailComm has been selected to provide a wireless remote control 3rd rail and switch heater system for Port Authority Trans-Hudson's (PATH) Harrison Yard in New Jersey.
Siemens secures order to electrify Hawaii's transit system
Siemens has received a multi-million dollar order from Ansaldo Honolulu JV to electrify the track for the new Honolulu rail transit system. The rail system is the first for the…
Tyco executive to take the helm at Harsco
Harsco Corporation hired Patrick Decker as president and chief executive officer, effective September 10, 2012.
L.B. Foster receives company's largest order ever for rail products
L.B. Foster Company has been awarded the company's largest rail products contract, valued at approximately $60 million, by contractor Kiewit/Kobayashi, a Joint Venture, for the county-wide construction of the Honolulu…
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