RailPros, a leader in providing engineering and safety services in the rail and transit industry, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Roadway Worker Training, LLC (RWT) from R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC. RWT is based in St. Augustine, Florida and has three distinct business divisions—Roadway Worker Training, Railroad Protective Services, and Focal Point Productions. These combined RWT divisions employ more than 100 professionals focused on employee training, contract personnel for employee-in-charge/flagging services, consulting, and video production. “This opportunity provides a natural fit that will serve the rail industry, our customers, and the employees very well,” said Johnny … READ MORE >

RailPros to “Red Out” 9/29/17 for Rail Safety

This Friday, September 29, RailPros will “go red” in support of “Red Out for Safety” Day and Rail Safety Month. Our employees* are being encouraged to wear something RED to work. Won’t you join us? Post a selfie wearing red on Friday and tag it with#USRailSafetyWeek and #RailPros! *Those NOT working in the field on Friday For more information, please visit:

Rapid Growth Continues at RailPros

RailPros continues to grow its Calfornia locations with these new hires: Luis Flores, PE joins RailPros as a Senior Civil Engineering Manager in the Irvine office. Luis is working on multiple projects for clients including ACE, BNSF, and SBCTA. Gerry Estepa, EIT is a Senior Structural Designer in the Irvine office. Gerry is very knowledgeable in AutoCAD and MicroStation and is a registered engineer in both the Philippines and Bahrain. Stephen Hager, EIT is a Civil Designer in our San Diego office. A recent college graduate, Stephen started working for RailPros as an intern and was hired full-time directly after … READ MORE >

RailPros to speak at ITE Annual Conference in Toronto

RailPros to Sponsor; Karen Hankinson to present RailPros’ Vice President and Traffic Engineering Lead Karen Hankinson will speak at this year’s Institute of Transportation Engineers’ (ITE) Annual Conference in Toronto, Canada on Wednesday, August 2nd. Along with speakers from Texas A&M Transportation Institute,Transport Canada, and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at North Dakota State University, Karen will present at a Technical Session, called “Towards Vision Zero at Railroad Grade Crossings.” Topics will include the most recent “best practices” for treatments at highway-rail grade crossings from an international perspective. The session also showcases emerging new guidance for implementation of traffic signal preemption at locations … READ MORE >

RailPros’ WMATA Team Pays It Forward

RailPros prides itself in employing individuals who not only possess a high level of skill, but also maintain a strong moral character that aligns with our values as a company. When we discover benevolent acts carried out by the members of our expansive team, we are proud to acknowledge them. RailPros is currently working on a project for the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority (WMATA) in Washington D.C. Because these employees come from all corners of the country, they often call hotels home. A group of track inspectors staying in the Residence Inn at Alexandria met a hotel staff member … READ MORE >

RailPros is Celebrating More New Hires

We are pleased to announce the new additions to the RailPros team: Victor Lopez is an E.I.T. with over 11 years experience in Civil Engineering Design work and is currently preparing for the PE exam this fall. He also has an MBA in Project Management. His design experience includes development, commercial, public works, airport and industrial projects including sewers, storm drain, grading, H&H, floodplain analysis, and road design.This work experience included projects in CA, AZ, and NV. Victor has advanced level capabilities in AutoCAD & Civil3D (2016). He was an instructor of AutoCAD at ITT Technical Institute for nine years … READ MORE >

RailPros Hires Doug Sawyer to Lead Southern California Operations

RailPros is pleased to announce that it has hired Doug Sawyer as Vice President of its Southern California Operations. Established in 2000, RailPros provides professional services for the rail industry both regionally and nationally. Mr. Sawyer will be responsible for client management and project oversight in Southern California. Headquartered in Irvine, CA, RailPros employs over 90 professionals, providing services to clients including LA Metro, Metrolink (SCRRA), OCTA, SANDAG, SBCTA, the Port of Long Beach, BNSF, and UPRR. “Doug brings with him a wealth of experience, a proven track record, and relationships that will help RailPros continue the rapid growth we … READ MORE >

Continuing Momentum: RailPros Hires Chief Financial Officer

The RailPros family of companies is pleased to announce the addition of a key member to the Executive Management Team, as Stuart Hall joins us as our Chief Financial Officer. In this position, Stuart will be responsible for the financial direction of RailPros and RailPros Field Services (RPFS). Stuart is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of executive-level experience in financial, operations, and administrative management in the manufacturing, distribution, contract research, and professional services industries. Most recently, Stuart served as Treasurer and Chief Operating Officer for Haag Engineering Co., a highly respected forensic engineering and technical consultancy firm serving … READ MORE >

RailPros to Sponsor the 5th Annual California Passenger Rail Summit

From April 18-19, 2017 in Sacramento, CA the Fifth Annual California Passenger Rail Summit will take place. RailPros is honored to continue its support of the passenger rail industry by being a summit sponsor. RailPros joins a list of some of the most influential firms and agencies in California to increase awareness, safety, and promote initiatives for the State’s passenger rail initiatives and ideas. Leaders will contribute their expertise to panels and discussions regarding the modernization and integration of passenger rail service in California. Experts will speak on safety, new rail vehicles, and the status of projects for California’s billion … READ MORE >

RailPros Continues Growth with New Hires

RailPros is pleased to welcome several new employees to our Southern California offices: King Kaul, PE has joined RailPros as a Project Manager. King has over 35 years of experience in Integrated Project Management of the very complex transportation/transit infrastructure projects including planning, engineering design, quality management, risk management, alternate project delivery, construction management, system testing and start-ups. King’s varied experience includes integration of engineering and environmental analysis, design and construction of rail transit/bus transit projects, passenger rail stations, rail storage and maintenance facilities for DMUs, railroad crossings, over passes and bridges, third party coordination, public outreach support and coordination with FTA, … READ MORE >