ATLANTA – The September issue of Railway Track and Structures is now on line. The cover story honors the RT&S Engineer of the Year, Brent Laing, VP of Engineering at Canadian National.
ATLANTA – Next week, I will be hosting our annual look at the proper ways to prepare your railroad for winter with three distinguished speakers who are experts in the field of winter preparedness for the railroad industry.
ATLANTA – The August Digital edition of Railway Track & Structures is now on-line.
ATLANTA – Railway Track & Structures is pleased to announce the appointment of an Editorial Board comprised of industry experts. While I, as Editor-in-Chief and Jennifer McLawhorn, as Managing Editor, will be responsible for the content and production of RT&S our Editorial Board will provide guidance and support to make RT&S more useful to our readers and the railroad industry.
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – Track relocation is a possibility after historic rainfall, eroding bluffs, and landslides have posed a danger to the existing line.
The National Railway Historical Society recently entered into a new partnership with Railway Age and Railway Track & Structures to present the “Outstanding Railroad Historic Preservation Award,” designed to recognize a railroad for its efforts in
PHILADELPHIA – SEPTA announced its final phase of SCIP to start this month with an expected completion date of August 26th, and train service will be impacted.
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – Metrolinx gives an update on its Hazel McCallion line including the installation of the push box.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The Southwest Light Rail has seen delays and over-spending, partly due to the lack of oversight from the Metropolitan Council with its contractors.
CHICAGO – The Chicago Transit Authority announced their plans to start the first phase of the Forest Park Ranch Rebuild on its Blue Line.
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – Crews have started work on a barrier wall along San Clemente line that experienced a landslide earlier this year.
ATLANTA – MARTA announced its selection of an architecture and engineering firm for its final design of the Streetcar East Extension.
BISMARCK, N.D. – BNSF will remove a 140 year old railway bridge and replace it with a new railway bridge that will last another one hundred years.
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – A temporary wall is slated to be built to protect the track from another landslide in San Clemente.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Governor Wes Moore announces the re-vamp and re-launch of the city’s Red Line project which was previously cut in 2015.
HONOLULU – HART finishes construction and delivers first segment of its rail project to the city of Honolulu.
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – Freight service is allowed to resume service after a landslide took place in California.
WILLMAR, Minn. – The city of Willmar approved a purchase for land to be developed into an industrial rail park.
GEORGETOWN, Texas – Loram plans an expansion of its Georgetown facilities.
ODISHA, India – Indian Railways to secure the structure that covers the lever frame and signaling equipment with double locks.