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.
Congratulations to our companies for receiving contractor safety awards from the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC). PNR RailWorks scored a perfect 100%, and received a Platinum award, the highest recognition. Receiving gold awards were RailWorks Maintenance of Way,…Read More
The LyondellBasell Hyperzone Storage-in-Transit Yard project earned RailWorks’ top honor, the Louis K. Comstock Award, at the annual Leadership Meeting held Feb. 11-13 in San Antonio, Texas. RailWorks President and CEO Kevin Riddett presented the award to Bob Rolf, vice president and general…Read More
RailWorks Corp., North America’s leader in rail track construction and maintenance services, has made a series of executive-level organizational changes designed to better respond to customer requests and streamline corporate operations. RailWorks has reorganized its corporate structure in the…Read More
RailWorks Corp., North America’s leader in rail track construction and maintenance services, has been awarded a 7-year, $133 million contract with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) to upgrade the agency’s rail network. The MARTA system provides reliable transportation to…Read More
On Nov. 9, the City of El Paso inaugurated the El Paso Streetcar service. RailWorks is proud to have been part of this game-changing transit service for the city. Paso Del Norte Trackworks — a joint venture of Granite Construction and RailWorks Track Systems, along with L.K. Comstock National…Read More
RailWorks has a history-maker! RailWorks’ Director of Procurement and Strategic Planning, Glenn Hartrick, is the first person to finish the iconic New York City Marathon as runner, a hand-cycle athlete and in a racing wheelchair! Glenn achieved the feat Nov. 4.
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
RailWorks Corp., North America’s leader in rail track construction and maintenance services, has finalized an agreement to acquire NARSTCO, the leading manufacturer of steel ties and turnout sets. Founded in 1996, Midlothian, Texas-based NARSTCO is the supplier of choice for Class I, short-line…Read More
Thousands of railroad professionals gathered in Chicago in September for the annual American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) conference and exhibition. RailWorks was one of the more than 200 exhibitors at the show, including some of the leading contractors, equipment…Read More