Maintenance of Way

Canadian Pacific has harnessed the latest train control and planning technologies to drive forward its successful long-train program. The first half of 2009 was a tough time for Canadian Pacific…
NS discovers that managing the wheel/rail dynamic in a heavy haul environment comes down to finding equilibrium among several factors.
Virginia’s plans to expand Amtrak passenger rail service to Norfolk, Va., will be pursued without sacrificing Amtrak’s current route through the state’s Tidewater region, which terminates at Newport News, on…
Friction modifiers are proving their worth on track daily by improving fuel efficiency, reducing noise and increasing wheel and rail service life.
Track time is a precious commodity. Suppliers of high-productivity m/w machines enable railroads to make the most of it.
Prudent and persistent capital investment has positioned Union Pacific for a robust recovery.
The railroad industry has a safety record that’s the envy of many other industries, yet when railroads think safety, they think continuous improvement. The most important element is a strong…
They don’t usually show up on the industry’s “green” index, but the millions of crossties in place make a solid contribution to a better environment.
Doublestack clearance projects are central to the Heartland Corridor and Crescent Corridor projects. Domestic intermodal, says Wick Moorman, “is going to be a driver of the industry's growth.”

Dapco Technologies, a service arm of Ridgefield, Conn.-based Dapco Industries, has been renamed Nordco Rail Services to emphasize the company’s role in both rail diagnostic services and engineering. The company also announced a new president, Chris Smitka, and has relocated to a new facility in Lee’s Summit, Mo.

--> Dapco Technologies, a service arm of Ridgefield, Conn.-based Dapco Industries, has been renamed Nordco Rail Services to emphasize the company’s role in both rail diagnostic services and engineering. The company…
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