Engineering / Maintenance-of-Way

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The Rideau Transit Group consortium, designers and builders of the OC Transpo Confederation Line (Ottawa Light Rail Transit Project), has awarded a contract to London Trackwork Inc. for the supply of special trackwork. Terms of the contract, which will take...
new-mexico-border-authority-awards-feasibility-study-to-hntb
The New Mexico Border Authority has selected HNTB Corp. perform a comprehensive study determining the feasibility of a new rail bypass and international rail border crossing near the Santa Teresa, N.Mex., Port of Entry into Mexico. The results of this...
axion-lands-another-russian-tie-order
Axion International Holdings, Inc. said Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, it has "received a purchase order for ECOTRAX® rail ties to be shipped and installed in Russia's [rail] system. This is the company's fourth order from Russia, signifying strong international demand." The...
on-new-haven-line-catenary-conversion-continues
Metro-North Railroad's decades-long catenary replacement project on its New Haven Line is "heading down the home stretch, with the finish line in sight," the railroad said. Two segments remain in Connecticut to be converted from "fixed termination" catenary to constant tension...
cp’s-harrison-sets-2018-financial-goals
At Canadian Pacific’s 2014 Investor Conference, CEO E. Hunter Harrison unveiled new growth targets out to 2018, and “a multi-year strategy to drive superior service and financial profitability, including more than doubling the company’s earnings per share.” Financial expectations on CP’s...

cp’s-harrison-sets-2018-financial-goals
At Canadian Pacific’s 2014 Investor Conference, CEO E. Hunter Harrison unveiled new growth targets out to 2018, and “a multi-year strategy to drive superior service and financial profitability, including more than doubling the company’s earnings per share.” Financial expectations on CP’s...
metra-reopens-downers-grove-station-platforms
Metra reopened station platforms at its Downers Grove (Ill.) Main Street Station Wednesday morning, Oct. 1, 2014. Metra noted that construction work was not yet complete; replacement of the east end of both platforms "will resume in 2015," it said. Metra...
metro-north-eyes-more-bridge-repairs
Mount Vernon, N.Y., and Metro-North Railroad have agreed to repair or replace three rail bridges on the New Haven Line at a cost of $10 million. Funding will come largely from Metro-North parent Metropolitan Transportation Authority's capital budget, although the latest...
m1-rails-begin-appearing-in-detroit
Welded rail is scheduled to begin apparing on Detroit's Woodward Avenue as rail infrastructure begins appearing for the city's M1 (or M-1) streetcar project. An outdoor assembly site in the city's midtown has been producing and storing the rail during the...
fed-sandy-funds-to-aid-njt-storage-yard-plans
New Jersey Transit will receive $1.27 billion from the Federal Transit Administration for five projects designed to help NJT recover from damage caused by Superstorm Sandy in 2012, in part by being more prepared for future events. Announcements made Wednesday, Sept....