Railway Rails

Rail, Rail, SunRail
Railway Rails

Rail, Rail, SunRail

In April 2014, Leesburg Concrete Company, Incorporated (LCCI) completed the railing for Florida's new light rail project known as SunRail Phase I.  LCCI's metal fabrication shop is DOT certified. SunRail  is a 61.5-mile commuter rail project in Central Florida. The first phase is 32-miles and will serve 12 stations, linking DeBary to Sand Lake Road; Phase II will serve 5 additional...

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Tata Steel France Rail SA, Tata Steel Announces Track Supply Deal with French Rail Operator

Tata Steel has won a two-year contract to supply more than 200,000 tonnes of track to French rail operator SNCF.The contract will see Tata Steel supply the majority of SNCF's rail requirements in lengths of up to 108 metres from its plant in Hayange, Northern France. The order was secured following a Euros35 million investment by Tata Steel in 2011 which allowed the Hayange mill to produce 108m...

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Long-Length Wear-Resistant Rail targets worldwide demand.
Railway Rails

Long-Length Wear-Resistant Rail targets worldwide demand.

Heat-treated, stress-free train track rails, available in lengths up to 108 m, help rail operators enhance performance and reduce expenses associated with worn rail replacement. During manufacture, rail moves through induction furnaceÂ- that uses electromagnetic field to heat steel to 950°C. Rail is rapidly cooled using compressed air. Super-hardened rail withstands high-wear...

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Railway Rails

AXION Announces $500,000 Order from Trinity Railway Express for Its ECOTRAX(TM) 100% Recycled Rail Ties

Ongoing Orders 'Green' Trinity Railway Express by Using 1 Million Pounds of Recycled Plastics in High-Performance Composite Rail Ties NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - AXION International Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB : AXIH), a leader in recycled plastic and plastic composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAX™ rail products and STRUXURE™ building products, today announced it has received an order over...

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Railway Rails

L.B. Foster Supplying 28,500 Tons of CWR Rail for NECR Vermont Upgrade

Company-Owned CWR Trains Delivering to New England Central Railroad Jobsites PITTSBURGH -- L.B. Foster Company (Nasdaq: FSTR) of Pittsburgh, PA has begun delivering 28,500 tons of 115# standard continuous welded rail (CWR) to New England Central Railroad (NECR), an operating subsidiary of RailAmerica, Inc. for upgrading approximately 140 miles of track. L.B. Foster's specially-equipped CWR trains...

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Steel Dynamics' Standard Rail Now Approved by Major U.S. Railroads

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Steel Dynamics, Inc. (Nasdaq: STLD) today announced that Standard Strength rail produced at its Columbia City, Indiana, mill has been tested and approved by four U.S.-based Class I railroads and by Amtrak (the National Railroad Passenger Corporation). The Class I railroads include the BNSF Railway, CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern Railway, and the Union Pacific Railroad....

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Corus Selected by Eurotunnel to Increase Rail Life by 50%
Railway Rails

Corus Selected by Eurotunnel to Increase Rail Life by 50%

The Channel Tunnel is the most heavily used railway line in Europe, with annual traffic of more than 100 million tons, which causes rapid degradation of the rails both in the tunnel and in the terminal loops. Studies initiated by Corus with its bainitic and MHH extra-hard heat-treated rails are aimed at increasing their life by 50%. Eurotunnel encounters two types of problem related to rail wear....

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Automatic Sawing System cuts rails in 32 sec.
Railway Rails

Automatic Sawing System cuts rails in 32 sec.

Operating with minimized environmental impact, AMSAW® R300R integrates rail hole drilling station for bolted joints at rail ends as well as carbide cutting blades, which accept 5 retips and up to 40 resharpenings before replacement. It includes onboard PLC, preloaded ballscrews, and 3 vertical and 2 horizontal hydraulic clamps enabling 90Â-º cut on rail ends. Saw blade guide and...

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Steel Dynamics Ships First Order of Welded Rail

Steel Dynamics Ships First Order of Welded Rail FORT WAYNE, Ind., July 16 / / - Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD) announced that it has made its first shipments of welded rails from its recently completed rail welding operation at Columbia City, Indiana. This is the first commercial use of the new rail-welding facility located on the site of SDI's Structural and Rail mill. The shipments...

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