Engineering / Maintenance-of-Way

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Ballast betterment Suppliers continue their R&D efforts to provide improved ballast maintenance solutions.

railworks-executive-brace-retires
Scott Brace, who has served as president of RailWorks Track Systems, Inc., for the past five years, has retired. Brace began his career, which spans more than 40 years, with Railroad Service, Inc., a family business started by his father Harold...
grex-acquires-sensr-monitoring-technologies
Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) has acquired SENSR Monitoring Technologies from Reference LLC of Elkader, Iowa, and established a new wholly owned subsidiary, SENSR Monitoring Technologies, LLC (SMT). SENSR develops and sells monitoring equipment to various industries throughout North America...
jerome-marullo-joins-simmons-boardman-railway-division
Jerome Marullo has joined the Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. Railway Division as Eastern Regional Advertising Sales Manager, with responsibility for Railway Age, Railway Track & Structures and International Railway Journal. He replaces Mark Connolly, who retired on May 22, 2015 after...
industry-leaders-featured-at-rail-insights-conference
The first annual Rail Insights conference, which kicks off June 17 at the Millenium Knickerbocker Hotel in Chicago, will feature several prominent people in rail industry leadership positions who, with Railway Age’s experienced team of editors, will engage in an...
faa-bnsf-partner-on-use-of-drones
BNSF is one of three companies that will work with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on a Pathfinder research partnership initiative to explore the next steps in unmanned aircraft operations. In March, BNSF was granted permission by the FAA to begin...

ballast-betterment
Suppliers continue their R&D efforts to provide improved ballast maintenance solutions. Optimizing a ballast maintenance program requires equipment with improved reliability, expanded versatility and enhanced productivity. Suppliers are ramping up their efforts to deliver equipment that ensures ballast maintenance requires less...
faa-bnsf-partner-on-use-of-drones
BNSF is one of three companies that will work with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on a Pathfinder research partnership initiative to explore the next steps in unmanned aircraft operations. In March, BNSF was granted permission by the FAA to begin...
csx’s-kuthiala-receives-aar-chafee-award
The Association of American Railroads has presented CSX Director of Advanced engineering Suneil Kuthiala with the John H. Chafee Environmental Excellence Award “for his outstanding environmental leadership, especially in the area of fuel efficiency.” Kuthiala, who has 14 years of service...
zarembski-advising-pennsylvania-on-cbr-risk-mitigation
The State of Pennsylvania has hired Dr. Allan M. Zarembski to a three-month contract to assess the state freight rail network, which hosts 60-70 crude oil trains per week. Zarembski, an internationally recognized expert in the area of railway track and...
industry-railway-suppliers-inc-names-scott-commo-president
Industry-Railway Suppliers, Inc. (IRS) has promoted Vice President Scott Commo to President, succeeding Ron Hobbs, who has retired. The changes were effective May 1, 2015.   Commo, who has 15-plus years of experience in the railroad industry, joined IRS in 2011 and...