Maintenance of Way

BNSF has tested a UAS (unmanned aerial system, better-known as a drone) supplied by Boeing Co. subsidiary Insitu Inc. in east-central New Mexico, on approximately 132 miles of main line…
On Nov. 12, 2015, Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) member Balfour Beatty Rail hosted Congressman Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) for a tour of its Jacksonville, Fla., facility and discussed public policy…
Sasser Family Holdings subsidiary NxGen Rail Services LLC has completed testing of its NxTrack™ automated track inspection system at TTCI in Pueblo, Colo.
Air brake technology is improving. Do FRA brake test rules need updating?
In this series published in Railway Age's September, October and November 2015 issues, Contributing Editor Alfred E. Fazio examines the possibilities and engineering requirements for high- or higher-speed rail in…
Rep. Reid Ribble’s (R-Wisc.) proposed amendment to H.R. 3763, the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015, which would allow heavier trucks on the nation’s highways “will cost taxpayers…
On October 30, 2015, U.S. Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH-04) joined National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) member Fritz-Rumer Cooke Co., Inc., a railroad and general contractor based in Columbus,…
Michigan City, Ind.-based Vanair Manufacturing, a provider of vehicle-mounted air compressors, generators, welders and multi-drive systems in the world, announced Oct. 27, 2015 the acquisition of an 80,000-square-foot manufacturing facility…
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) board has approved its 2015-19 Capital Program, the MTA reported on Oct. 30, 2015.
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) reported on Oct. 30, 2015 that an extension of the Short Line Railroad Rehabilitation Investment Act, more commonly referred to as…
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