Plasser American at Railway Interchange 2019: Video

RAILWAY AGE at RAILWAY INTERCHANGE 2019: Plasser American Vice President Sales and Marketing Ron Olds describes the METRO 4X4 ZW tamper, which specially designed for the tight clearances of rail transit.

Preventive to Prescriptive to Predictive

Railway Age, June 2019 Issue, The Evolution in Track Geometry Technology: As railroaders know, establishing and maintaining proper track geometry requires frequent attention to maintain safe and fluid operation. Despite best efforts, derailments will occasionally occur due to geometry exceptions, prompting track engineers to look for more effective methods of correcting issues before they become problems.

BK2 0172 BNSF westbound stack between Athol and Ramsey ID

BNSF, UP expanding, upgrading in northern Idaho

Track projects this summer in northern Idaho are expanding capacity on a busy segment of BNSF’s Northern Corridor, and upgrading conditions on Union Pacific’s route to the Canadian border.

Olds new VP of sales for Plasser American

Plasser American Corp. has appointed Ronald Olds as vice president of sales and marketing.

Josef W. Neuhofer, 1938-2016

Josef W. “Joe” Neuhofer, former President of Plasser American Corp., died March 29, 2016 after a brief illness. He was 78.

New track machines unveiled by Plasser American

IRJ at Railway Interchange: Plasser American unveiled its new GRM2X self-propelled fully-automated tamping trailer at the outdoor exhibition area in Minneapolis.

Ballast betterment

Suppliers continue their R&D efforts to provide improved ballast maintenance solutions.

Don’t reface it, replace it

Complete track renewal work calls for large machines that offer custom solutions.

CN Drone MKIV-harsco

Saving time and money

Productivity gains and cost savings often go hand-in-hand with safer m/w equipment.

Precision Placement

Today’s ballast distribution technology ensures that aggregate is perfectly placed. Track maintainers are aware of the role well-placed ballast has on track structure. Having too much can be just as detrimental as too little, which is why companies that perform ballast distribution rely on state-of-the-art technology to unload ballast with precision.