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Parsons Brinckerhoff names director of Transit & Rail Technical Excellence Center
Paul Skoutelas, a seven-year employee of Parsons Brinckerhoff, has been appointed director of the firm's Transit & Rail Technical Excellence Center.
Rep. Lucas visits FarmRail, discusses upcoming Oklahoma rail project
On August 13, Rep. Frank Lucas (R-OK) joined representatives from FarmRail System, RailWorks Corporation and the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC), along with Sayre, Okla., City Manager Guy…
L.B. Foster provides 11,000 CXT concrete ties for Tesoro refinery
L.B. Foster Company has been awarded a contract by RailWorks Track Systems, Inc., to supply 11,000 of its CXT Concrete Ties for the construction of an unloading facility at the…
Winchester Electronics Corporation acquires Clements National Company
Winchester Electronics Corporation has acquired Clements National Company, headquartered in Broadview, Ill. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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…
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