With Plasser & Theurer’s newly developed rail grinding machine for light rail and trams, rail traffic is easy on the ears: trains travel more quietly on ground rails. The world’s first ATMO (Automatic Track Machine Oscillator) was developed as part of Shift2Rail and combines two working methods.
Ballast, Ties, Rail
February issue of RT&S is now digital—track maintenance, winter maintenance, trucks/hi-rail vehicles
The February issue of RT&S features a story on track maintenance in the city of Baltimore as well as product/market reviews in rail grinding, winter maintenance, and in the truck/hi-rail vehicle segments.
Desperation? Washington Metro looks to bond sales for second time in less than a year to help fund capital projects
A federal bailout kept Washington’s Metro from a disaster, but more is needed to avoid another one.
In January, Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson reported on the prospect of funding being made available to get the Gateway Project off the ground. Now that President Biden is in office and Pete Buttigieg
A portion of scenic railroad track in Maryland is not much to look at between the rails. That’s because crossties needs to be replaced … all of them. The Federal Railroad Administration
Anyone who has spent any part of the winter in Chicago knows that winter weather hammers the city. Snow and wind blowing off of Lake Michigan, heavy general snowfall, sub-zero temperatures, wind,
In late November, EnviroRail, a railroad service contractor located in Omaha, NE, made the first step in changing the future of railroad-maintenance construction by licensing Mechanical Concrete. Mechanical Concrete’s patented, innovative process
BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) today announced its 2021 capital investment plan of $2.99 billion. This year’s capital plan focuses on projects that support the company’s growth and efficiency objectives, while maintaining a
Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc. is excited to announce the acquisition of the railroad services divisions of Montana Hydraulics, LLC. The products and services acquired will be managed under Loram Technologies, Inc.,
Union Pacific is being ordered to tend to a grade crossing in Somers, Wis. The Class 1 railroad company needs to rebuild the area over Highway L. Kenosha County filed a complaint