Koppers treated crossties. (Koppers Photograph)
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Active Sleepers

RAILWAY AGE, APRIL 2023 ISSUE: Foundational to the freight and passenger rail network, crossties handle pressure from all sides—from train weight to Mother Nature.

NS will present 15 customers and suppliers with inaugural Thoroughbred Sustainability Partner Awards in January 2023.

Class I Briefs: NS, UP

Norfolk Southern (NS) recognizes 15 customers and suppliers for leadership in energy efficiency, innovation and environmental stewardship. Also, Union Pacific (UP) reports the Mexican government’s extension of the Carta Porte grace period.

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Crosstie Market Outlook

RAILWAY AGE, APRIL 2022 ISSUE: Suppliers cover today’s often challenging crosstie market—from
the latest products, treatments and tools to sustainability
and end-of-life planning.

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Bernhard Capital Completes RailWorks Acquisition

Bernhard Capital Partners Management is the new owner of RailWorks Corp., a track construction and maintenance services provider; it completed the acquisition from Wind Point Partners on Nov. 10.

Jones Named NARSTCO GM

RailWorks company NARSTCO has named Bruce Jones its General Manager, based at NARSTCO headquarters in Midlothian, Texas.

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RailWorks acquiring NARSTCO

Track construction and maintenance services provider RailWorks Corp. has finalized an agreement to acquire NARSTCO, a manufacturer of steel crossties and turnout crosstie sets.