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LACTMA’s TBM Harriet retires after digging twin tunnels
Now that Harriet the Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) completed her second tunnel at the Leimert Park Station for the Crenshaw/LAX Line, the Los Angeles County Transportation Authority (LACTMA) has announced…
Cembre hosts Rep. Pallone for tour, discussion and rail cutting demonstration
Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ-6), joined representatives from Cembre, Inc., and a local railroad for a tour, public policy discussion and a rail cutting demonstration at Cembre's Edison facility.
MassDOT purchases 20 remote-control ballast cars
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) received delivery of 20 new remote-control steel ballast cars in mid April.
Caltrain announces San Francisco-area rail-grinding project
Caltrain says it will begin a two-week rail-grinding project in San Francisco on April 26. The project will result in reduced noise impacts for residents living near the right of…
NRC auction raises more than $58k for safety and training programs
The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) sold $1.25 million worth of equipment at its annual auction on April 6. Proceeds will help fund safety programs provided by the…
OmniTRAX names A&K Railroad Materials as Supplier of the Year
OmniTRAX, Inc., an affiliate of The Broe Group, has named A&K Railroad Materials Inc. as the recipient of its Second Annual Supplier of the Year Award.
Industry-Railway Suppliers hosts Rep. Quigley for tour, public policy discussion
Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL-5) joined representatives from the Illinois rail industry for a public policy discussion and a tour of Industry-Railway Suppliers, Inc., (IRS) at its Elmhurst, Ill., headquarters on…
LACMTA’s Harriet the tunnel boring machine finishes second tunnel
Harriet the tunnel boring machine completed its second mile-long tunnel on April 6. The machine arrived at the Leimert Park Station, marking another milestone for the Los Angeles County Transportation…
Vossloh names new management at several divisions
Vossloh has made six leadership changes that will affect its divisions serving the North American rail market.
Twin tunneling machines expected in LA by fall for Purple Line Extension
Twin tunnel boring machines (TBMs) are being constructed in Germany and are expected to arrive this fall to help construct The Los Angeles Country Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Purple Line Extension…
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