Engineering / Maintenance-of-Way

image
NYCT FASTRACKing no. 1 Line Beginning Monday, June 19, extensive maintenance, cleaning and repair work will be performed along a portion of MTA New York City Transit’s no. 1 Line, as the FASTRACK program returns to Upper Manhattan for two weeks.

aar-gorail-honor-rep-defazio
The Association of American Railroads and advocacy organization GoRail have honored Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) with the Railroad Achievement Award. Recognized for his longstanding, bipartisan leadership on issues affecting both freight and passenger railroads, DeFazio accepted the award at the manufacturing...
ensco-adds-chrismer-to-engineering-tech
Steven Chrismer, Ph.D., is joining the Applied Technology and Engineering Division at ENSCO, Inc. Chrismer will lead ENSCO's research, consulting and testing services in his new role as senior project engineer for rail. Areas of focus for Chrismer will be vehicle...
wsp-usa-guess-to-manage-west-region-construction-services
Charlie Guess has been named construction services manager for the West region of engineering and professional services organization WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff. In his new position, Guess, who will be based in the firm’s Orange, Calif. office, and...
gateway-program-wants-private-sector-ideas
The Gateway Program Development Corporation (GDC) is turning to the private sector to issue ideas on how to deliver the Hudson Tunnel Project. GDC issued a Request for Information (RFI), "seeking innovative ideas from private sector leaders to help inform planning...
texas-central-fluor-reach-hsr-agreement
As reported in the June 2017 issue of Railway Age, Fluor Corp. announced that it has reached agreement with Texas Central Rail Holdings, LLC to advance the preliminary development of the proposed 240-mile high-speed passenger rail line connecting Dallas/Fort Worth...

texas-central-fluor-reach-hsr-agreement
As reported in the June 2017 issue of Railway Age, Fluor Corp. announced that it has reached agreement with Texas Central Rail Holdings, LLC to advance the preliminary development of the proposed 240-mile high-speed passenger rail line connecting Dallas/Fort Worth...
barbour-joins-hntb
Michael Barbour, PE, has joined HNTB Corp.’s Southern California team as Senior Project Director and Associate Vice President, with responsibility for the California High-Speed Rail Construction Package 4 project, where he oversees project and construction management of technical and management...
frauscher-sets-ri-2017-agenda
Frauscher Sensor Technology USA Inc. will be exhibiting its Frauscher Tracking Solutions (FTS) at Railway Interchange 2017 at booth 1801, where visitors “can learn more about inductive wheel sensors, reliable axle counters, and see the future of train tracking with...
mbta-updates-infrastructure-improvements
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is using its increase in capital spending on system-wide upgrades and repairs. Following a 40% increase from 2016, MBTA says it's kicking its infrastructure improvements into high gear. "We're fully committed to our goal of increased...
frac-sand-transload-building-on-up-line
Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure announced a new seven-year contract with an unnamed major customer to handle frac sand unit trains through a transload facility it is developing on the Union Pacific Railroad in Kingfisher, central Oklahoma. Volumes of sand and similar materials,...

Get the latest rail news

Rail news and analysis from Railway Age, IRJ and RT&S by email