Progressive Railroading

Newsletter Sign Up
Stay updated on news, articles and information for the rail industry

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

View Current Digital Issue »


Rail News Home Maintenance Of Way


Rail News: Maintenance Of Way

BNSF budgets $111 million for Montana infrastructure projects


Last week, BNSF Railway Co. announced plans to spend $111 million on track maintenance and rail capacity projects in Montana.
The work includes surfacing and undercutting 956 miles of track, replacing 54 miles of rail and about 210,000 ties, and completing signal upgrades for positive train control (PTC) implementation.

The projects are part of BNSF’s $3.9 billion capital spending budget for 2012, which includes $1.1 billion for rolling stock and equipment acquisitions; $400 million for terminal, line and intermodal expansion and efficiency projects; and $300 million for PTC work.

Contact Progressive Railroading editorial staff.

More News from 5/29/2012