Mischa Wanek-Libman, Engineering Editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, Engineering Editor

The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate passed an omnibus spending bill late last week that will keep federal agencies funded through the end of September 2016.

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) board has approved its 2015-19 Capital Program, the MTA reported on Oct. 30, 2015.

Herzog Railroad Services, Inc., unveiled the Automated Conveyor Train (A.C.T.), its new aggregate delivery system, at Railway Interchange 2015.

The Communications & Signals breakout session of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association's (AREMA) Annual Conference being held in conjunction with Railway Interchange 2015, presented nine papers discussing various approaches to C&S challenges.

The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association's (AREMA) Annual Conference being held in conjunction with Railway Interchange 2015, held six breakout sessions Tuesday, including nine in the Track session.

The Engineering Services track of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association's (AREMA) Annual Conference kicked off with a presentation from Ron Gagne, director track systems, Canadian Pacific (retired), on the railroad's implementation of an autonomous track geometry measurement system (ATGMS).

Monday, 05 October 2015 09:30

O’Neill stirs crowd with keynote address

There are a few occasions when one is fully aware of who the baddest dude in the room is. Such was the case during the Railway Interchange 2015 keynote address by retired Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill.

Zetica Rail and Balfour Beatty Rail call the Railway Asset Scanning Car Pod (RASC Pod) a new concept for trackbed inspection combining most elements of dedicated track recording cars on a flexible platform.

Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc., introduced the industry to the next entrant in its ballast maintenance product line with the launch of the Shoulder Ballast Cleaner 2400 at Railway Interchange's outdoor exhibit.

voestalpine Nortrak's encapsulation of the Half Grand Union located at Canal and Rampart on New Orleans Regional Transit Authority's (NORTA) streetcar expansion is the first large scale field application of insulating material to the trackwork components undertaken in North America.

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