Maintenance of Way

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for its Research and Innovation Laboratory (RAIL) located at the Harry Schnabel, Jr., Lab.
Lindsey Collins has joined the NRC (National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association) as Vice President of Grassroots Advocacy. She comes to NRC from the Washington, D.C.-based multi-modal transportation policy think-tank…
Nordco Inc. launched its RoadReady™ Surfacing Team to an audience of more than 100 railroad professionals during a customer Open House at its Oak Creek Headquarters in Wisconsin on August…
Union Pacific Railroad (UP) is investing nearly $15 million in its rail line between the Missouri/Iowa border and Trenton, Mo., part of an overall $66 million program in that state,…
Three key rail infrastructure and economic development projects in the Columbia Basin—the Port of Moses Lake’s Northern Columbia Basin Railroad Project, the Port of Warden’s Rail Infrastructure Expansion Project and…
Rocla Concrete Tie, Inc. (Rocla), a North American manufacturer of prestressed concrete railroad ties, has acquired KSA Limited Partnership (KSA), a joint venture of Pittsburgh-based Koppers Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary…
How TTCI is investigating the effects of heavy train loads on joint bar performance.
Tools and techniques both new and old help railroads cope with weather extremes.
Performance monitoring devices provide railroads a targeted, educated approach to maintenance or safety issues.
Scott Brace, who has served as president of RailWorks Track Systems, Inc., for the past five years, has retired.
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