Pettibone/Traverse Lift, LLC has rolled out the Speed Swing 445F2, an updated version of what it calls “the industry’s original do-it-all rail crane,” which was “developed with customer feedback in mind” and
Railway Equipment Leasing And Maintenance (RELAM) Inc. on Jan. 5 reported its acquisition of Wiskerchen Truck & Equipment, LLC and Wiskerchen Rental & Leasing, LLC, (Wiskerchen), which specialize in the sale, service, rental and leasing of hi-rail trucks and truck equipment.
The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) conference and NRC-Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) kicked off in Boca Raton, Fla. today as railroad construction and MOW officials, equipment suppliers, and others gathered in this oceanside community just north of Miami.
VANCOUVER, BC – On October 12, RT&S reported on the introduction of tunnel boring machines to Vancouver’s Broadway Subway project, and said “The project will add 3.5 miles to the SkyTrain Millennium Line, from the VCC-Clark Station to Broadway, then Arbutus. Total funding for the project, about US$2.3 billion, will be shared by the government of British Columbia, the government of Canada, and the city of Vancouver.”
The November 2022 issue of Railway Track & Structures is now available digitally, with a cover story about the impact of Hurricane Ian on the Seminole Gulf Railway.
RT&S has reported extensively on the progress of the Metrolinx Eglinton project over the past couple of years. Here’s the latest report from the agency.
RT&S reported on Oct. 4 that Hurricane Ian had devastated the Seminole Gulf Railway, and the degree of damage might keep the railroad shut down until early 2023.
BNSF recently announced that its engineering team and other partners have successfully completed the new second main line track, now in service, across the Emporia Subdivision, which runs from Kansas City to Wellington, Kansas. This is part of the railroad’s multi-year work on its Southern Transcon.
DART is working on a 26-mile Silver Line project that will traverse seven cities between DFW Airport, Grapevine, Coppell, Dallas, Carrllton, Addison, Richardson, and Plano, and line will feature 10 new stations.
Sound Transit Link riders to see reduction in rail frequency until early 2023 – payoff is improved rail service
Sound Transit Link riders are in for some choppy air over the next few months.
Laying new track, whether it’s heavy or light rail, is a process requiring precision and care – failure to pay attention to details can result in result in catastrophe. Here’s a Metrolinx story about the careful steps involved in laying new light rail track.
The Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) has announced a new award program to recognize organizational achievement by a REMSA member.
RELAM, Inc., recently announced a new MoW equipment rental location near Sacramento, Ca..
Part tie pickup, part brush cutter, part ditch cleaner, the new Maintenance of Way train might just be the most versatile piece of equipment in Union Pacific’s arsenal.
BART managed to leverage pandemic downtime to push forward their rebuilding work.
The Réseau express métropolitain (REM) is a major public transit project under construction.
L.B. Foster announced the commercial launch of a Low Temperature (LT) version of their proven ALLEVIATE traction enhancer product for top-of-rail use.
While this is not a typical RT&S story, the U.S. DOT’s efforts to reduce the impact of the Colonial Pipeline outage are worth reviewing.
After 15 years of planning and construction, Sound Transit announced Friday that the Northgate Link will officially open on October 2 of this year.
Metro-North Railroad today announced new train schedules taking effect Monday, April 12 that will restore weekend service to Wassaic and include service adjustments on the Harlem Line weekday schedule to accommodate trackwork.