Yesterday, the Canadian government released a statement providing an update on the Lac- Mégantic rail bypass project.
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On Monday, the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association and member company RailMark Trucks hosted Congresswoman Sharice Davids (KS-3) for a tour of RailMark’s manufacturing facility located in Kansas City.
A Union Pacific wooden bridge in Springfield, Ore. caught fire early yesterday morning, resulting in some damage, but trains are still able to use the bridge, albeit at slower speeds.
U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-Ill.) has requested $4,000,000 to continue the work of Metra’s move from an in-town yard in Crystal Lake to a larger facility in Woodstock.
Houston Metro has awarded a major contract to L.B. Foster.
BNSF experienced a derailment in southern California yesterday.
BNSF recently reported that new equipment has been installed on their geometry cars. The system is called Track Health Optical Recognition, or THOR.
Tomorrow at 2 p.m. Eastern Railway Track and Structures magazine will be holding a virtual meeting on crossties and fasteners.
Wabtec Corporation announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Nordco from Greenbriar Equity Group LP.
Focused Technology Solutions —a Marmon/Berkshire Hathaway Company— has announced that the first ever battery-operated e-clip inserter/remover, the EclipEase, is coming soon.