Why has the Federal Railroad Administration put the brakes on automated track inspection testing?
It seems that transit construction stories abound these days. This reflects a commitment of local government and transit agencies to provide strong transit infrastructure to efficiently move passengers in and around cities, providing passenger convenience and environmental benefits.
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Here’s another in the BNSF series “Rail Talk” that we thought would be of interest to our readers.
TekTracking LLC, a railroad asset management technology development company, recently announced that TNW Corporation (TNW), a privately held organization that owns three short line railroads and transportation logistics companies in Texas, has selected TIMPS to manage their track inspection, maintenance, and scheduling activities across all their railroads.
TriMet launched a pilot project in July to get a new view of track infrastructure and help in the assessment of maintenance needs.
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TekTracking LLC, a railroad asset management technology development company, today announced that The Belt Railway has selected TIMPS to manage their track inspection, maintenance, and scheduling activities.
According to Google Analytics, There were a whopping 1.4 million pageviews on the RT&S website in 2020, and in a year that was bombarded by COVID-19 stories it is not surprising that
The November issue of RT&S features stories on the stabilization efforts around a track on the Del Mar bluffs, a track maintenance success story involving the Iowa Northern Railway, and a product
Federal funding allocations announced for four transit infrastructure projects. More details emerge from Sound Transit hi-rail accident. FRA announces rail inspection technology rule to improve track safety. MBTA approves $403.5 million for
Signs point to Purple Line builder, investor leaving project. Canadian National’s Autonomous Track Inspection Program. Tempe: Replaced section of rail bridge needs to look like original. With BNSF out, Metropolitan Council announces
Special Report—On the Front Line: Despite FRA waiver, track inspection ‘orders are in hand and moving as scheduled’
Even though the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued a 60-day emergency waiver in late March for certain requirements of FRA’s rail safety regulations, it is business as usual for at least one
In response to a Petition from the Association of American Railroads (AAR), American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) and American Public Transportation Association (APTA), the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has
On Friday, Congressman John Carter (R-Texas) joined the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) and its member Georgetown Railroad Equipment Company (GREX) at their headquarters in Georgetown, TX. Congressman Carter spoke with company
Collins Aerospace, a technology company that provides a variety of services to commercial and business aviation, military and defense, space flight, and airports is now in the railroad business – well, sort
RailWorks Corp., a rail track construction and maintenance services provider in North America, is introducing RailWorks Insight, a comprehensive digital track inspection management system, at Railway Interchange 2019 in Minneapolis. RailWorks Insight
The Federal Railroad Administration just released its Accident Investigation Report on the derailment of a CSX freight train in Princeton, Ind. on June 17, 2018. The train derailed 22 loads and one
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.