Finger Lakes Railway selects steel ties for Geneva Yard upgrade

7/8/2021
This spring, Finger Lakes Railway Corp. needed to replace wood ties and switches at its Geneva Yard in New York state. Finger Lakes President Mike Smith and his team decided to replace them with steel ties and turnouts supplied by NARTSCO. Finger Lakes Railway Corp.

Earlier this year, Finger Lakes Railway needed to replace wood ties and switches at its Geneva Yard in New York state that was inherited from Conrail. About 20 years old, the wood ties were starting to show deterioration. Railway officials decided to replace them with steel ties and turnouts supplied instead of the usual wood variety based on long-term economics.

 
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