Shortline maintenance track joint

Shortline Maintenance: Focus on the Fundamentals

Shortlines rely on track inspection, efficient use of resources, application of the industry’s best practices, and compliance with railroad rules and federal regulations to meet day-to-day and long-term track maintenance challenges.

NRC

Hicks joins NRC Board of Directors

Kevin Hicks, PE, vice president at TranSystems Corp., is the latest addition to the National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) Board of Directors.

TNW

Campbell to serve as director of Infrastructure for TNW Corporation

Douglas Campbell is TNW Corporation’s (TNW) new director of Infrastructure and Strategic Initiatives (DISI).

OmniTRAX adds two to board

OmniTRAX, Inc., has announced the election of Cameron Scott and David Garin to its Board of Directors.

G&W

Genesee & Wyoming to increase capex slightly

Genesee & Wyoming Railroad Services Inc. is expected to increase its capital spending slightly this year after earnings beat analyst estimates. That’s the takeaway from G&W’s earnings report, released today, and a

R.J. Corman track work

R.J. Corman launches track upgrade in South Carolina

R.J. Corman Railroad Company is upgrading 9 miles of track in South Carolina to allow for faster freight service on the former Carolina Southern Railroad. The company and local officials announced over the

Chuck Baker leaves NRC, becomes president of ASLRRA

Chuck Baker, president of the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC), is stepping down Feb. 4 to become president and CEO of the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA.) “It

Watco at Port of Memphis

Port of Memphis gets $1.7 million grant for new track

The Port of Memphis will receive a $1.7 million grant to add track at the public terminal on President’s Island. The funds will pay for 4,900 feet of new track and four

R.J. Corman names new president, signals boss

R. J. Corman Railroad Group LLC announced a slew of changes in its executive suite, including a new president and a new vice president in charge of signals. Ray Goss is now president of R. J. Corman

Railroad turntable from Atlanta draws attention in Tennessee

City officials in Watertown, Tenn., are predicting what they expect to be a dramatic boost to the city’s tourism with the addition of a new attraction. A railroad turntable arrived during the

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