Maintenance of Way

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.
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…
TriMet has completed the 1st Avenue MAX Improvements Project, which rejuvenated a section of the original MAX light rail alignment.
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.
Electrified rail transit in Phoenix, Ariz., host city of the 2016 APTA Rail Conference, has been growing rapidly. Valley Metro recently opened two extensions to its light rail network—the Central…
Union Pacific will spend $78.6 million improving its infrastructure in Nebraska this year. The planned spend is on top of the $200 million the railroad invested in its infrastructure in…
Wabtec Corp. on May 9, 2016 completed its acquisitions of Unitrac Railroad Materials and Pride Bodies Ltd., both of which provide a variety of track-related products and services.
In a bid to make good on a promise to promote community engagement for the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Expansion Project, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo laid out plans…
Union Pacific announced a plan on May 4, 2016 to invest $121.6 million in 2016 to improve its infrastructure in California.
From the April 2016 issue of Railway Age: How machine vision is revolutionizing automated vehicle health monitoring.
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