RailWorks Corp. Introduces RailWorks Insight at Railway Interchange 2019

RailWorks Corp., a rail track construction and maintenance services provider in North America, is introducing RailWorks Insight, a comprehensive digital track inspection management system, at Railway Interchange 2019 in Minneapolis.

RailWorks Hosts Congresswoman Craig

Congresswoman Angie Craig (D-Minn.) joined the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) and RailWorks Corporation at the latter’s project office in Lakeville, Minn.

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.

L.K. Comstock lands two NYCT substations

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (NYMTA) has awarded RailWorks Corp. subsidiary L.K. Comstock & Company Inc. two contracts worth a combined $74.3 million for underground electrical substations on the New York City Transit (NYCT) Canarsie “L” line in Brooklyn. Both projects will increase power capacity.

For Harsco, business is a grind (that’s a good thing)

Harsco Rail, Harsco Corp.’s railway track maintenance division, has landed new sales of its rail grinding machines throughout North America for service in RailWorks Corp.-conducted contract rail grinding programs. The company says its sales to RailWorks marks Harsco’s return to the North American contract grinding sector.

Riddett takes the reins at RailWorks

Kevin Riddett has been appointed President and CEO of RailWorks Corp. effective Oct. 10, 2016.

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El Paso streetcar nearing construction, vehicle rebuilding start-up

Transportation officials in El Paso, Tex., are finalizing agreements with two firms to build a $97 million, 4.8-mile streetcar line approved by City Council in 2014. The state-funded project involves refurbishing and placing back into service historic El Paso City Lines PCC cars that operated until the 1970s.

RailWorks executive Brace retires

Scott Brace, who has served as president of RailWorks Track Systems, Inc., for the past five years, has retired.

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Minneapolis Interchange/Target Field Station open for business

The Metro Transit Interchange/Target Field Station multi-modal transportation hub in Minneapolis, which opened May 17, 2014, links light rail transit, regional rail, and bus service and contains a civic space for retailers, an amphitheater, and green space.
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SunRail rolling in central Florida

Central Florida’s new SunRail regional/commuter rail service has been in operation since May 1 along a 32-mile route comprised of 12 stations between DeBary and Sand Lake Road, near Orlando International Airport. The new service marks completion of the first phase of the $1 billion Central Florida Commuter Rail Transit (CFCRT) project.