Yearly Archives: 2016

/2016

The Importance of Regular Track Inspections

By |December 12th, 2016|Blog|

A railroad track that’s in disrepair can be a source of significant losses because of delays, malfunctions, and the potential for derailments. To avoid significant damage to rail cars and cargo, as well as serious injury and even loss of life, derailments and other railway accidents must be avoided at all costs. To that end, [...]

Are Railway Systems Obsolete?

By |December 10th, 2016|Blog|

The Prime Time of Railroads In the late 18th century and then on into the 19th century, America saw a growth as well as innovations in the railway systems which lead to the transcontinental railroad and the standardization of rail travel. With the transcontinental railroad, the American West experienced a growth in population and a [...]

Easing the Infrastructure with Railroads

By |May 12th, 2016|Blog|

The State of Our Infrastructures The state of America’s bridges and highways are in desperate need of repair. Over $700 billion in repairs according to experts in transportation. The effect these much needed repairs have on the states range from frustration on behalf of the daily commuters and late freight. How can the city go [...]

What the Los Angeles Railway is Lacking

By |April 12th, 2016|Blog|

Where Does the Los Angeles Railroad Rank?   If you are looking for an accurate description of the effectiveness of the Los Angeles railway system then you must go to the source, the daily riders. Unfortunately, the reviews given by the riders are less than stellar. The main issue riders take with the rail system [...]

The Different Types of Rail Transport

By |March 12th, 2016|Blog|

From Passengers to Goods When one thinks of railroad transportation they tend to think of locomotives hauling freight cars. Sure that is one way a railroad is utilize but there is so much more they have to offer. Especially in a metropolis as Los Angeles, a train is necessary for not only moving goods but [...]

Points of Failure on a Railroad Line and the Solutions

By |February 12th, 2016|Blog|

Railroad Errors The high speed and efficiency in which a train runs is what makes it a popular form of transportation for both people and freight. Once a line goes down, that speed comes to a literal halt. While it does not happen often, when it does, it costs people time and money. One common [...]

The Importance of Railroads to Los Angeles Business

By |January 9th, 2016|Blog|

Part of the Global Supply Chain There are thousands of miles of train tracks wind through California and recently the railroad system is going through a resurgence. This is due to the ports receiving goods from Eastern countries, namely China. Reports have shown that 40% of all goods that come into the United States is [...]