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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A remote-controlled locomotive struck and killed a CSX railroad employee back on April 13, and the National Transportation Safety Board confirmed it almost two months later. Allen Lowe, who had worked for
Pandrol, a manufacturer of rail fastening systems and aluminothermic welding systems, released a new app that is designed to improve weld traceability across the rail sector.
Transit systems everywhere must deal with noise and vibration issues. The causes are numerous and varied; the challenges, formidable.
Suppliers and contractors aim to provide railroads with efficient ballast delivery methods and long-lasting solutions. Here’s a look at what’s happening in ballast maintenance in 2019.
There’s a lot of work to be done on Amtrak. The railroad said its state of good repair backlog (SOGR) has passed $33.3 billion, with $28.1 billion of that on the Northeast
The Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI) issued its annual report, complete with a slew of research findings that are must-reads for folks working in track and structures.
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.
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) will carry out rail replacement work during weekends beginning March 30 and continuing into September of 2019.