Track Machinery

Canadian National plans to invest CA$2.7 billion (US$2.2 billion) in rail infrastructure maintenance and improvements, as well as in new capacity, equipment and technology in 2015 to raise network safety…
The 20th Annual AAR Research Review was held March 31-April 1 in Colorado Springs, Colo., at the Hotel Elegante. The review brought approximately 550 attendees to the event, which had…
Multi-purpose and safe equipment is what the railroads want.
Two bills of substantial importance to railroads—Staggers Rail Act revisions as part of reauthorization of the Surface Transportation Board (STB), and extension of the deadline to implement Positive Train Control…
Harsco Corporation has acquired Protran Technology, which designs and produces safety systems for transportation and industrial applications. Protran will be operated as a unit of Harsco Rail.
A railroad track geometry vehicle regularly collects a terabyte or two of data every month. How to store that much data is one challenge, but a much more pressing challenge…
Simmons-Boardman Rail Group, which consists of Railway Age, Railway Track & Structures (RT&S) and International Railway Journal (IRJ), has been awarded the event guide contract and emedia partner for Railway…
Edwin de Steiguer (Ned) Snead, the founder and chairman emeritus of Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX), passed away January 22, 2015 in Georgetown, Texas, at the age of 85.
Holland LP promoted Gerry Coyne to general manager RMSS and Russ Gehl to vice president maintenance of way sales.
President Obama signed two key pieces of legislation last week that will impact the rail industry.
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