Sunday Cinema—Sections of concrete tie placement

Written by Bill Wilson, Editor-in-Chief
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Came across the video below on LinkedIn last week. It doesn’t appear to be a project in North America, but the process of laying down sections of concrete tie is pretty cool.

A tie gang for Chicago Metra was in action working on the Metra Electric Line. The crews are replacing 10,000 ties between 67th Street and 115th Street. Metro CEO/Executive Director Jim Derwinski was on hand to see the work.

In Toronto, Canada, mobile flash butt welding takes place for streetcar projects scheduled in 2020.

And in Nevada, Iowa, a Loram RG408 gets ready to do some rail grinding.

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