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NARSTCO, The Preferred Sustainable Standard

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.

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Events

Companies Receive NRC Safety Awards

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,…

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RailWorks People

Four Teams Take Top 2018 Honors

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…

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Press Release

RailWorks Restructures Corporate, Track Group

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…

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Press Release

RailWorks Partners with MARTA to Upgrade Atlanta Transit Network

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…

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Industry News

RailWorks Celebrates Launch of El Paso Streetcar Service

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…

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RailWorks People

Employee Athlete Makes Marathon History

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.

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Industry News

PNR RailWorks Recognized for Safety

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.…

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Industry News

Crew Steps Up for Tie Installation

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…

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Press Release

RailWorks Acquires NARSTCO

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…

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Events

Operators, Suppliers Convene for AREMA

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…

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