BNSF plans track improvements in Washington state
(Source: BNSF press release, August 2, 2012)
FORT WORTH, Texas — BNSF Railway Company plans to invest an estimated $106 million on maintenance and rail capacity improvement and expansion projects in Washington this year. BNSF’s 2012 capacity enhancement projects in Washington include the construction of a new lead to access the Port of Longview, as well as significant signal upgrades for federally mandated positive train control (PTC). BNSF will also continue its track maintenance program in Washington, which will include 1,020 miles of track surfacing and undercutting work, and the replacement of 56 miles of rail and about 178,000 ties.
Monday, August 06, 2012
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