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VIA Rail Canada Infrastructure Upgrade

PNR RailWorks performed a $10 million infrastructure upgrade at Via Rail Canada’s Alexandria Subdivision.
Project Highlights 
  • Welded 10,000 joints
  • Replaced 30,000 ties
Ottawa, Ontario
Customer 
VIA Rail Canada
Business Unit 
PNR RailWorks
Project Description 

PNR RailWorks performed a $10 million infrastructure upgrade at Via Rail Canada’s Alexandria Subdivision.

Project Scope 

Acting as principal contractor, PNR RailWorks welded 10,000 joints and replaced 30,000 ties for the VIA Rail project.

Unique Features 

Crews performed work in nightly 10-hour work blocks to facilitate operation of 100 mile/hour passenger service during daylight hours.