Record-setting floods have caused extensive damage to railroad infrastructure across large sections of the Midwest, prompting a surge in construction and repair work.
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.
The Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (CapMetro) Board of Directors, located in Austin, Texas, recently approved the selection of HDR Engineering, Inc. to help manage a multi-year implementation process for its Project Connect,
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) will carry out rail replacement work during weekends beginning March 30 and continuing into September of 2019.
Kevin Hicks, PE, vice president at TranSystems Corp., is the latest addition to the National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) Board of Directors.
Editor’s Note: From time to time we will publish cutting-edge research in the world of railroad engineering. In this piece, researchers look at the use of the degradation model in bridge asset
Rail milling is a spark- and dust-free rotational cutting process that is popular in Europe. In this article, we look at the key item that makes it work.
Focused Technology Solutions is the recent winner of four major contracts for the first ever battery-operated spike puller, the “SpikeEase.”
There has been talk for years about if and when rail milling technology would be coming to America. Well, the talking is over. A milling machine, the product of a joint venture
Norfolk Southern, looking to improve efficiency in tie replacement, is the first Class 1 railroad to adopt new automated tie-marking technology from Georgetown Rail (GREX.)