Ballast, Ties, Rail

Jeff Thomas, Industrial Sales Manager, Viance

Thomas Joins Viance as Industrial Sales Manager

Viance, a Charlotte, N.C.-based provider of wood treatment technologies and services, announced Nov. 28 that it has hired Jeff Thomas as Industrial Sales Manager. He will be responsible for customer relations to service growing market demand for the company’s line of DCOI preservative products.

RTD Resurfaces N Line Track

DENVER, Colo. – With frequent trains running each day, this leads to the ballast shifting and settling over time. In response, RTD is starting a program to resurface commuter rail track.

L.B. Foster’s Combs Joins NRC Board

L.B. Foster Vice President of Rail Sales Doug Combs has been named to the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) Board of Directors. Combs assumes a recently vacated seat on the

Cariboo will continue to be managed locally by its current CEO, Clint Stibbard and General Manager, Bryson Gibson.

Auxo Acquires Cariboo Central Railroad Contracting

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Private investment firm Auxo Investment Partners on Aug. 23 announced that it has acquired Cariboo Central Railroad Contracting, a Western Canada-based railroad construction service provider to Class I railroads, short-line railroads and industrial customers.

BNSF Completes Sandpoint Jct. Connector (Updated)

SANDPOINT, Idaho – A four-year, multi-faceted project to widen a single-track chokepoint on BNSF’s Northern Corridor at Sandpoint, Idaho, is now complete, following the cutover of new track during a 16-hour work