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.
Ballast, Ties, Rail
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.
Amtrak has executed a Master Development Agreement with Penn Station Partners to redevelop and expand historic Baltimore Penn Station on the Northeast Corridor. Amtrak plans to contribute up to $90 million toward
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.
It’s shaping up to be an unusual year in crossties. And for wood crossties in particular, things are looking positively bizarre. “We’re seeing some big peaks and valleys in supply and prices,”
Record-setting floods have caused extensive damage to railroad infrastructure across large sections of the Midwest, prompting a surge in construction and repair work.
Canadian National plans to spend more than $184 million (C$245 million) on construction projects this year in the province of Saskatchewan, as the Class 1 railroad looks to improve efficiency on the
The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) has awarded $13.1 million of Senate Bill 1 State Rail Assistance (SRA) funding to advance nine projects throughout California, the agency announced on March 6.
Pandrol is now the exclusive North American distributor of Sicut composite crossties, which are made from recycled plastics using a process developed at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
Jay-Reese Contractors won a $36.8 million contract from the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (CapMetro) to build a new light-rail station in downtown Austin, Texas.