Engineering / Maintenance-of-Way

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CSX m/w, guided by COMPASS™ Protran Technology, a unit of Harsco Rail, has secured its first order from a U.S. Class I for its COMPASS™ railway asset location and awareness system.

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Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) on June 17, 2016 promoted Director of Inspection Technology Todd Euston to Vice President of Engineering. Euston has worked in the railway industry for 17 years. GREX says his work includes university research, consulting and industry...
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Holland LP, a leading mobile flash-butt welding service provider, has refreshed its refreshed corporate website, www.hollandco.com, to feature “improved navigation, bold photography,expanded product and service descriptions plus a new addition—the Holland Library. The Holland Library, the company said, “ is the...
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From Chicago, and Railway Age's Rail Insights Conference and Expo today, June 8: William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age: What opportunities are seen in the international market? Wiggie Shell, President and Chief Executive Officer, Georgetown Rail Equipment Company: We see opportunities...
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The construction of a modern railway bridge across the Lehigh River to create a connection between two divisions of Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad (RBMN) has been assured with the announcement of a second $5 million grant by the...
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Union Pacific's rail network in Idaho will receive $35.8 million in 2016 capital funds. Union Pacific's planned investment covers a range of initiatives: $34.9 million to maintain track and $883,000 to maintain bridges in the state. Key projects planned this year...

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The jinx that has bedeviled timely delivery of Toronto’s new low-floor LRVs has now struck the Kitchener-Waterloo ION LRT, presently under construction. Meanwhile, the final alignment for Hamilton’s new B Line LRT is close to confirmation. Bombardier, the carbuilder for the...
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Protran Technology, a unit of Harsco Rail, has secured its first order from a U.S. Class I for its COMPASS™ railway asset location and awareness system. CSX has ordered Protran’s COMPASS system for installation on 40 track maintenance machines, with expectations...
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Protran Technology, a division of Harsco Rail, has appointed Clay A. Bunting as Deputy Director, Field Engineering and Training to develop the company’s growing range of safety technology for track workers and track inspection technology. “Clay Bunting comes with a wealth...
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TriMet has completed the 1st Avenue MAX Improvements Project, which rejuvenated a section of the original MAX light rail alignment. The project was the biggest rail replacement project in MAX history. The area in Portland, Oregon is part of the original...
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voestalpine Nortrak Inc, headquartered in Richmond, BC, with seven manufacturing plants in the U.S., has announced that Ant Watson stepped down as CEO effective March 31, 2016. With the departure of Watson, Nortrak’s executive management team has been restructured as follows: •...