- Rehabilitated three yard tracks
- Constructed a new 2800-foot track
- Installed four turnouts
- Replaced several thousand ties
- Performed 7,500 feet of welding
West Springfield, Massachusetts
RailWorks Track Services completed a rehabilitation and new construction project for CSX Intermodal (CSXI) in West Springfield, Mass.
RailWorks rehabilitated three yard tracks of approximately 2,500 feet each, constructed a new 2800-foot track and installed four #10 turnouts. They also replaced several thousand ties, performed 7,500 feet of cut-and-slide welding, and ballasted and surfaced the track. The crew also installed two road crossings.
All work on the project was completed while intermodal operations continued in the yard. This added complexity because the crew could work on only one track at a time. Each track had to be finished before the crew could gain access to the next one.
The expanded and updated intermodal yard positioned CSXI to support additional intermodal business growth in Northeastern North America.