Maintenance of Way

Paula Hammond, a senior vice president and national transportation market leader for WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, is the recipient of the Ethel S. Birchland Award from the American Road and…
Chicago Rail Link, LLC (CRL), a managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc., is presenting a new and innovative grade crossing pilot project. It is the first such test of this technology…
New Jersey officials reauthorized the state's Transportation Trust Fund at $2 billion a year for the next eight years.
Caltrax Inc announced the October 3 launch of its Mobile Repair Unit in the Calgary area. Repairing railcars since 1992, Caltrax Inc expands further in Western Canada with this Calgary shop…
The League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW) named MTA Metro-North Railroad Assistant Chief Engineer Track and Structures Anamaria Bonilla, P.E., 2016 Outstanding Woman of the Year.
LJA Engineering has promoted Mehdi Nezami, P.E., to Senior Project Manager in its Land Division.
The industry groundswell attacking the Surface Transportation Board’s pending actions on forced access and commodity reregulation has grown to include the railway supply community, including the three principal trade associations…
Cover story, September issue: Like most Class I railroads, Union Pacific has had to make adjustments to deal with sharp declines in coal and other commodities. While its $3.75 billion…
A study commissioned by Chilean State Railways (EFE) into the construction of a new rail link between Santiago and Valparaíso has concluded that one of the options under consideration would…
Brazilian mining giant Vale has obtained a 10-year operating license from the Brazilian Institute of Environment and Natural Resources (Ibama) for a rail link to the new Carajás Serra Sul…
The City of Atlanta, Department of Procurement (“DOP”), announced a bid for FC-9139, Emergency On-Call Repair and Maintenance for the Atlanta Streetcar Track System.
Federal Railroad Administration data says the percentage of rail workers who tested positive in random drug tests increased to 0.53% in 2015 from 0.37% in 2014, following five years of…
Scott M. Saylor, North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) President, and James K. Kessler, AREMA Passenger and Transit Functional Group Director and Vice President, Engineering and Planning with NCRR, presented a…
Kyra Senese has joined the staff of Railway Track & Structures as Assistant Editor, reporting to RT&S Editor and Railway Age Engineering Editor Mischa Wanek-Libman.
Danella Rental Systems announced its hire of Matthew Harbison as a business development manager for the Western North America territory.
Plasser American Corporation last month named Thomas Blechinger President.
Gross & Janes Co. announced Sept. 8, 2016 that it has received a United States Patent for a “two-step” borate pre-treatment dipping process and related equipment the company developed to…
On Sept. 1, 2016, the Canadian government awarded a lion’s share of transit development agreements in the province of Alberta to the city of Edmonton.
HNTB has named Joseph Rago, PE, CEM, LEED as Senior Project Manager and Associate Vice President in the firm’s Northeast Division rail and transit practice. He will be based in…
VHB has been named the local lead signal design consultant to work as part of the Ansaldo STS team on a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority $338 million project to equip…
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