The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) has named Ashley Wieland as president of the association. Ashley used to work for the NRC in several roles, including operations, conference planning, government
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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,
BNSF details 2019 capex plans; $405 million for Texas, $245 million for California; $80 million for New Mexico
BNSF Railway Company will spend $650 million of its planned $3.57 billion capex for 2019 in Texas and California, as the Class 1 looks to boost capacity and efficiency in key routes.
A series of track building and maintenance programs in the San Diego area will cause major headaches this weekend for four railroads when all train traffic is suspended on the San Diego
CSX has filed its annual report with securities regulators, and the document contains some items of interest to railroad contractors and vendors.
Though the winter months can pose additional challenges for railroads, vegetation management requires efforts year-round. This month, RT&S highlights the recent developments in brush fighting equipment and weed controlling herbicides, in addition
Global design and engineering firm Stantec has added Charles R. Collins III, PE, to its ranks. He’ll be based out of the firm’s Chicago office as a senior rail engineer, officials said.
The Canadian Pacific Railway will hold its 2019 capital spending to the same US$1.6 billion seen last year, according to fourth-quarter and full-year earnings statements released after the market closed today. That
Glenview, Ill., a village about 15 miles from Chicago, has reportedly approved spending a significant chunk of funding to continue its opposition efforts in regards to the proposed Amtrak Hiawatha project.
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