Maintenance of Way

A New York area transit operator has acquired Strukton Rail North America Inc.'s remotely controlled ZKL 3000 RC shunting devices.
Leica Geosystems, a division of Hexagon Geosystems and a provider of measurement technology, has acquired rail measurement specialist InfraMeasure. The acquisition, which creates a new Rail division, provides Leica Geosystems…
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has given the go-ahead for Revenue Service Demonstration (RSD) of North County Transit District’s (NCTD) Positive Train Control (PTC) implementation project, managed by by Herzog…
Ron Zullig has joined railroad engineering and field support firm RailPros Field Services (RPFS) as Manager of Communications and Signals, a new position. He will oversee the RPFS Signal Department,…
Harsco Rail Ltd., the British operation of Harsco Rail (Harsco Corp.’s railway track maintenance division) on June 29 received an order from Network Rail for seven Stoneblower track geometry machines.…
Union Pacific is incorporating "smart monitoring," a technique the railroad says has the potential to revolutionize how the railroad's 18,000 bridges are inspected.
Union Pacific is planning a $2.5 million infrastructure investment in Wisconsin this year as a part of its $3.1 billion 2017 capital program.
Dr. Axel Nitschke has been named a tunnel practice leader in the Washington, D.C. office of WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff). Nitschke will be a member of the…
RailPros Field Services, a provider of railroad engineering and field support, has named Terry Tate as Assistant Vice President of Rail Operations. He will focus on the expansion of existing…
As a part of its $3.1 billion 2017 capital program, Union Pacific plans to invest $5.1 million in its Washington state rail infrastructure.
Larry Stockton and Robert Olin, two veteran rail industry executives who earlier this year launched 360 Rail Services, LLC, a new venture providing engineering, design, construction, maintenance, logistics and transloading…
In April, California Governor Jerry Brown declared that his state’s severe draught ended, but asked citizens to make water conservation a way of life. Caltrain is playing its part by…
As a part of its $3.1 billion 2017 capital program, Union Pacific says it plans to invest $14 million in its Minnesota rail infrastructure.
Commuters arriving at New York Penn Station Friday morning were greeted by a pleasant change – reaching their destinations without having to walk through Penn Station.
Beginning Monday, June 19, extensive maintenance, cleaning and repair work will be performed along a portion of MTA New York City Transit’s no. 1 Line, as the FASTRACK program returns…
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association announced the 308 railroad recipients of its annual Jake Awards, recognizing above-industry average safety performance in 2016.
Denver Regional Transportation District and its contractor, Denver Transit Partners (DTP), have been given regulatory approval to begin testing along the G Line on June 14.
Union Pacific will invest $23 million of its allotted $3.1-billion 2017 capital program in its New Mexico rail infrastructure.
The Port of New Orleans will acquire the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad under an agreement between the city of New Orleans, the port and the railroad.
Amid widespread criticism and even a commuter lawsuit spawned by Amtrak’s planned repairs to New York Penn Station, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Monday released a plan to maintain Long…
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