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CN Railway Barron Subdivision Rehabilitation

A RailWorks forman watches a laborer cut the end of a string of rail prior to pulling a track panel into position at a crossing near Barron, Wis.
Project Highlights 
  • Installed 78,000 new ties
  • Surfaced approximately 31 miles of track, including installing five switches, one diamond crossing and new ballast
  • Reconstructed 66 crossings
Track
Barron, Wisconsin
Customer 
CN
Business Unit 
RailWorks Track Systems
Project Description 

Production crews rehabilitated approximately 31 miles of CN’s Barron Subdivision .

Project Scope 

Formerly part of the SOO Line, the track has not been in use since about 2000. RailWorks installed 78,000 new ties and surfaced approximately 31 miles of track, which included installing five switches, one diamond crossing and new ballast. They also reconstructed 66 crossings.