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Kettle Falls International Railway

RailWorks constructed a new siding at Chewelah, Wash., to add capacity to the line.
Project Highlights 
  • Constructed a 7,200-foot siding
  • Performed MOW tasks to bring the line up to FRA standards
Chewelah, Washington
Kettle Falls International Railway, LLC, an OmniTRAX company
Business Unit 
RailWorks Track Systems
Project Description 

RailWorks worked throughout Kettle Falls International Railway to expand its capacity and to bring it up to FRA operating standards. Formerly part of BNSF, the line operates in northeastern Washington and southeastern British Columbia.

Project Scope 

RailWorks constructed a new 7,200-foot siding in Chewelah, Wash., and worked closely with the railway’s engineering department to correct track defects and make improvements to bring the entire line into compliance with the FRA.