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MTA preps network for winter wallop
As the season for cold and snowy weather approaches, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit (NYCT) is ready for winter operations. NYCT said it is leaning on lessons…
Metra readies for winter
As the temperature drops, Chicago-area Metra has taken a variety of steps this year to be better equipped to deal with cold and snowy weather and better prepared to deliver…
Strukton installs POSS pilot project in Detroit
In late July 2014, Strukton Systems installed a POSS switch monitoring system in Detroit, Mich., which involved Canadian National Railway switches at the Moterm junction. At the end of the…
Nordco names president of rail
Nordco Inc. hired Jeff Roschyk as president of rail, where he will oversee the entire rail business, including new equipment, rebuild and aftermarket, rail inspection services and rail sales.
Harsco partners with MRail to market vertical track deflection measurement technology
Harsco Rail signed an agreement providing the company with exclusive worldwide sales and marketing of MRail's vertical track deflection measurement technology.
Loram acquires majority stake in RVEL
Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc., has acquired a majority stake in Railway Vehicle Engineering Ltd. (RVEL) in Derby, United Kingdom.
UNITRAC hires new VP of operations
UNITRAC Railroad Materials, Inc., has hired Scott Arnold as the vice president of operations at UNITRAC's headquarters and manufacturing facility in Knoxville, Tenn. Arnold comes from Yale Locks, where he…
UP plans Iowa trackwork; celebrates best-ever derailment safety performance
Union Pacific will strengthen Iowa's transportation infrastructure by investing $6 million in the rail line between Burt and Goldfield, Iowa. The project, funded entirely by Union Pacific, began July 25…
Harsco appoints Grasberger CEO; Everitt elected non-executive board chairman
Harsco Corporation completed its transition of the appointment of F. Nicholas Grasberger to president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. The company originally announced the transition in April.
Harsco secures Switzerland rail contract worth more than $100 million
Harsco Corporation received its second major railway track and infrastructure maintenance equipment award from Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) in Switzerland. The award, valued at more than $100 million, calls for…
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