Maintenance of Way

Electrified rail transit in Phoenix, Ariz., host city of the 2016 APTA Rail Conference, has been growing rapidly. Valley Metro recently opened two extensions to its light rail network—the Central…
Union Pacific will spend $78.6 million improving its infrastructure in Nebraska this year. The planned spend is on top of the $200 million the railroad invested in its infrastructure in…
Wabtec Corp. on May 9, 2016 completed its acquisitions of Unitrac Railroad Materials and Pride Bodies Ltd., both of which provide a variety of track-related products and services.
In a bid to make good on a promise to promote community engagement for the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Expansion Project, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo laid out plans…
Union Pacific announced a plan on May 4, 2016 to invest $121.6 million in 2016 to improve its infrastructure in California.
From the April 2016 issue of Railway Age: How machine vision is revolutionizing automated vehicle health monitoring.
From the April 2016 issue of Railway Age: No matter the environment, fastening systems need to be resilient, easy to install and customizable to a variety of specifications.
U.S. Congressman Brad Ashford (D-Neb.) joined National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) and GoRail member Paxton & Vierling Steel Co. (PVS) for a tour of its metal service center…
InnoTrans, the semi-annual global railway industry trade exhibition and the largest event of its type, is offering discounted tickets to North American attendees. As well, this year’s event will have…
The National Railroad and Construction and Maintenance Association, Inc. (NRC) held its annual Railroad Construction and Maintenance Equipment Auction on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at the Blackmon Auctions facility in…
Parsons announced on April 14, 2016 that the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) recently honored the corporation with the Alliant Build America Award in the civil construction management category…
Global industrial company Harsco Corporation announced April 13, 2016 that its Harsco Rail track maintenance business has been awarded a multi-year contract in the UK valued at more than $40…
How machine vision is revolutionizing automated vehicle health monitoring.
ENSCO Rail, Inc., “in continuation of a successful business relationship with China,” recently delivered a Track Geometry Measurement System and Corrugation Measurement System to the Shanghai Metro.
Nossaman LLP has expanded its internationally recognized Infrastructure Practice Group with the hire of Shant Boyajian, former Senior Counsel for the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. Boyajian…
Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc. has appointed Katie Hadenfeldt Vice President Sales & Marketing, with responsibility for all aspects of LORAM’S contract services sales and marketing efforts, along with all…
Josef W. “Joe” Neuhofer, former President of Plasser American Corp., died March 29, 2016 after a brief illness. He was 78.
No matter the environment, fastening systems need to be resilient, easy to install and customizable to a variety of specifications.
The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) Educational Foundation has extended the application deadline for its “Watford Fellowship” early-career, professional development initiative until April 15, 2016.
Kansas City Southern (KCS) announced April 5, 2016 that its principal U.S. subsidiary, The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), will invest approximately $20 million in 2016 in construction and…
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