RT&S Editor-in-Chief talks with new Railway Tie Association Executive Director Ashley Goodin about the current and future situation of the crosstie market.
Author: Bill Wilson
Indian River County knew its chance to be heard in front of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) was slim, but a small group thought it was better than none.
Railway Track & Structures Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks with RT&S 2020 Engineer of the Year Ed Boyle about his outstanding career, working with COVID and the challenges that lie ahead in the rail industry. Boyle is the vice president of engineering with Norfolk Southern.
Amtrak has built a more disciplined process to plan and coordinate major track outages, including those along the Northeast Corridor, but more steps could be taken to reduce service disruptions and maximize the amount of time it has access to tracks, Amtrak’s Office of Inspector General found in a report released Sept. 16.
Railway Track & Structures’ Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks to William Ibbs, a professor of civil engineering at the University of California at Berkeley, to get a feel for how the QC/QA process is supposed to work on bridge construction projects. Construction on the Road 27 bridge, owned by the California High-Speed Rail Authority, has been on pause since late last year after high-strength steel strands snapped.
Sound Transit is constructing a floating rail bridge in Washington State. The project is full of challenges and could be the most complex of its kind in the world. RT&S talks with Sound Transit’s Sepehr Sobhani, a principal construction manager on the job.
Railway Track & Structures Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks with Wayne Presby, President of the Mount Washington Railway Company, about a re-railing project full of innovation and unique challenges.
RT&S Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson checks in with Brightline Executive Vice President of Rail Infrastructure Mike Cegelis on how construction is moving along on the Orlando Extension high-speed rail project.
Talking Projects, Maintenance and COVID-19 With CSX V.P. of Engineering Ricky Johnson: Rail Group on Air
Railway Track & Structures Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks construction projects, maintenance and dealing with a pandemic with CSX Vice President of Engineering Ricky Johnson.
Railway Track & Structures Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks with transit mapper and author Christof Spieler on transit systems in the U.S., Ottawa’s efficient passenger rail line, transit life after COVID-19, and more.