Maintenance of Way

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…
The Indiana Rail Road on Aug. 21, 2015 officially opened it new White River Bridge, which replaces a structure built 116 years ago incapable of handling modern heavy-haul freight trains.
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.
Railway Age was in Chicago June 17-18 at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel for its first-annual Rail Insights conference, structured as a series of conversations with industry leaders who, with Railway…
Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) has acquired SENSR Monitoring Technologies from Reference LLC of Elkader, Iowa, and established a new wholly owned subsidiary, SENSR Monitoring Technologies, LLC (SMT). SENSR develops…
Jerome Marullo has joined the Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. Railway Division as Eastern Regional Advertising Sales Manager, with responsibility for Railway Age, Railway Track & Structures and International Railway Journal. He…
17
Page 17 of 48