News Tagged With: track-maintenance
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October 29, 2014

L.B. Foster to acquire Balfour Beatty unit, FWO

The German business provides track lubrication and switch roller equipment for international railway applications.


October 24, 2013

BART implements crew 'protection from train movement'

Trains will either have to slow down to 27 mph or halt until work is complete, depending on the circumstances, or be rerouted around job sites via single-tracking, according to the report.


October 9, 2013

D.C. Metro contractor killed in rail tunnel explosion

Harold Ingram was working on the Red Line. Initial reports show leaking hydraulic fluid from an underground vehicle was ignited by welding equipment, causing an explosion and fire. Two Metro employees were in stable condition and suffered serious back-related injuries.


July 10, 2013

D.C. Metro chief explains track maintenance urgency

In a Washington Post op-ed piece, GM Richard Sarles wrote that since the system went into service, maintenance has been delayed at the expense of service.


March 6, 2013

Miami-Dade Transit purchases plastic rail ties

Has already installed and is using the rail ties received in two prior orders from AXION through Eastern Rail Corp. throughout its 24.4-mile elevated rapid transit system.


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