Maintenance of Way

Canadian National announced that it will build five extended sidings this year as part of a multiyear C$155 million program to expand capacity in the Edmonton, Alta.-Prince Rupert, B.C., corridor.
California's Port of Stockton on Monday said it was "pleased to announce the completion of 3,347 feet of new track on the Port's West Complex ." The port implemented the…
San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Authority did its best to warn city residents of bus shuttle substitution to address disruptions in light rail transit operations, scheduled to commence during Memorial Day…
Europorte, the rail freight subsidiary of the Eurotunnel Group, and Alstom on Thursday announced they have signed a partnership agreement covering the maintenance of 17 Alstom manufactured Prima locomotives now…
Canadian National has launched a program, "EcoConnexions From the Ground Up," to encourage "tree planting and other greening programs in communities across its network, with a particular emphasis on properties adjacent to…
Track maintenance and upgrading is expected to begin this week on an initial 7-mile portion of rail right-of-way destined for use by SunRail, central Florida's planned regional rail service.
Bourque Logistics on Thursday said it has formed an alliance with Watco Compliance Services to offer combined railcar maintenance and regulatory compliance services to rail shippers.
TÜV Rheinland said Monday it is celebrating 140 years of delivering premier independent certification, testing, and assessment services to businesses around the world.
Caltrans joined BNSF Railway and Amtrak Tuesday in the groundbreaking for a triple-track segment that will add 3.8 miles of track in the Los Angeles area at a cost of $38…
Rockwall, Tex.-based Whitmore Manufacturing Co., a producer of component protection technology, announced Monday it has acquired QHi Rail Ltd., a British-based manufacturer of gauge face and Top of the Rail…
BNSF announced Tuesday that it will invest approximately $202 million this year on maintenance and rail capacity improvement and expansion projects in Nebraska.
L.B. Foster Co., which supplies and distributes products and services for rail, construction, energy, and utility markets, has reported net income of $3.4 million or 33 cents per diluted share,…
Wabtec Corporation said April 12 that it expects first-quarter 2012 earnings per diluted share to be about $1.20, and has increased its 2012 full-year EPS guidance to about $4.80, based…
New Orleans Monday adjusted its road closures as it continues advancing its 1.5-mile, $45 million streetcar extension along Loyola Avenue.
The Greenbrier Cos. Monday reported net earnings of $17.7 million, or 57 cents per diluted share, in its fiscal second quarter ending Feb. 29, 2012, compared with a net loss…
Much like any group, passenger rail advocates split into subsections or specialties of interest or belief, such as high speed rail, Amtrak, regional/commuter, rapid transit, LRT—and streetcars.
Camp Hill, Pa.-based Harsco Corp. late Wednesday announced it had secured international orders for its railway track maintenance rail grinders totaling more than $20 million, including the company's first rail…
Railway Age sister publication Railway Track & Structures (RT&S) this week introduced RT&S Rail Brief, a weekly compendium of issues and breaking news affecting those involved in railroad infrastructure.
Railway Age sister publication Railway Track & Structures launched a redesign with its March 2012 issue. The new look is designed to better reflect the progression and energy of the…
Camp Hill, Pa.-based Harsco Corp. late Monday announced new U.S. and international orders in its Harsco Rail track maintenance services, equipment, and parts business totaling more than $25 million.
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