Maintenance of Way

Maintenance-minded folks at the AREMA Conference gathered throughout the day October 6 to soak up 10 informative presentations revolving around maintaining the world's railroads, which is no small task.
Stanley revealed its latest in horizontal grinders with the HGL80 and HLG81 at Railway Interchange 2015 this weekend.
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…
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…
Nordco held a formal launch of its RoadReady ballast regulator and tamping machine a few weeks prior to Railway Interchange 2015, but the company brought both machines, as well as…
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…
Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) will be launching its latest technology in crosstie inspection Aurora® Xi™ at Rail Interchange 2015 in Minneapolis, Minn., October 4.
"The parts of M.O.W equipment that you don't see are actually the most important parts on the machine," says Ballast Tools Inc. (BTI) Vice President Kip Williams.
Progress Rail Services Corp., a Caterpillar company, on Sept. 28, 2015 entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Rail Product Solutions, Inc. (RPS) from Amsted Rail Company, Inc. RPS is…
I'm truly looking forward to Railway Interchange 2015 in Minneapolis next month. The first one was held here four years ago and was a huge success. This one promises to…
On September 22, 2015, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA-05) joined Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association and National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association member L.B. Foster Company for a tour of its…
Continuing a tradition of smooth leadership transitions, Norfolk Southern Executive Chairman Charles W. “Wick” Moorman will be stepping down effective Oct. 1, 2015. President and CEO James A. Squires will…
Engineers from Loughborough University have developed a fail safe and robust track switch mechanism called Repoint which they say will improve safety and reduce maintenance costs.
Rocla Concrete Tie, Inc., supplier of pre-stressed concrete ties, has entered in to a long-term supply agreement with All Aboard Florida and Florida East Coast Railway (FEC), which will require…
Rep. Brad Ashford (D-NE-2) joined representatives from NMC Railway Systems for a tour of the company's Omaha facility and discussion of public policy priorities for the local business and rail…
Broomfield, Colo.-based Encore Rail Systems, Inc., a single-source provider of tie plugging and rail seat abrasion prevention and repair equipment and compounds, on Sept. 2, 2015 announced the retirement of…
The Federal Railroad Administration issued a safety advisory to emphasize the importance of timely repairs of ballast defects and conditions on main tracks.
PTSI Transportation has commenced work on an application of its Route Learning System™ (the digital replacement for its Linear Route Profile™) for NJ Transit’s Newark Light Rail system.
The Board of Governors of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) has appointed Elizabeth (Beth) S. Caruso, CAE, as Executive Director/CEO, effective Sept. 1, 2015.
OnTrackNorthAmerica (OTNA) and Cisco Systems Inc. have signed an MOU (memorandum of understanding) on a partnership “to build the next generation of transportation life-cycle cost and benefit measurement tools,” according…
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