One of the main initiatives related to sustainability is preserving our planet’s natural resources. Resources like trees, water, and soil are all directly affected by the choices the railroad industry makes when building infrastructure. The use of chemically treated wood ties has been the industry standard for many years.
PNR RailWorks has again been recognized by the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) in Ontario. At its annual general meeting Oct. 3, IHSA awarded the GO Transit Maintenance Division its Certificate of Recognition™ (COR™) for working three years without a lost-time injury.…Read More
On Oct. 17, a RailWorks tie gang installed 4,004 ties on the Canadian National Railway’s Osage Subdivision near Charles City, Iowa. The crew operated 25 pieces of on-track equipment to install the ties in 10 hours — a rate of 400 ties an hour, or more than six ties a minute. “That’s an excellent…Read More