News

RailPros to Exhibit at the Mobility 21 Summit at Booth 30

On October 21, 2016, RailPros will participate in the Mobility 21 Summit at the  Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, CA. Our representatives will be at booth 30 to provide information and networking opportunities during the Southern California Transportation Summit. RailPros is a proud Copper Sponsor of Mobility 21 and is ready to discuss future transportation improvements and how RailPros is perfectly equipped to tackle rail projects.   Mobility 21 brings together elected officials, transportation providers, businesses, local municipalities, labor, and community leaders once a year to discuss transportation initiatives and solutions. As a premier civil engineering firm in Orange County that has worked with Orange, … READ MORE >


RailPros Showcases State-of-the-Art Grade Crossings at ITE Conference in Anaheim

This gallery contains 31 photos.

Karen Hankinson, Casey Murdie, Adrian Rodriguez, and Juan Navarro, attended technical sessions and also demonstrated their grade crossing expertise at the recent International Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) conference (August 14-17, 2016) in Anaheim, California. During the ITE Grade Crossings Committee Breakout session on Wednesday morning, Karen gave a presentation on queue prevention strategies at grade crossings. In the afternoon, Karen and the team led a tour group on a field trip to selected grade crossings in Orange County. Highlights of the tour included pre-signal and queue cutter technologies, and interconnections between traffic signal controllers, quiet zone improvements, and pedestrian … READ MORE >

More Galleries | Leave a comment

RailPros Field Services Celebrates 14 Years As An AREMA Sponsor

RailPros Field Services (RPFS) is excited to be an exhibitor and sponsor at the America Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) 2016 Annual Conference in Orlando, FL. This annual event brings together industry leaders in a variety of rail disciplines for informative sessions, networking, and education. RailPros Field Services represents the finest professional field and design services for infrastructure projects on or near railroad facilities and will be available at booth 806 during the conference. RPFS is a Charging Locker Sponsor at the conference, giving attendees the opportunity to charge their mobile devices during the long hours on the trade … READ MORE >


RailPros in the news: Oceanside to Build Railroad Quiet Zone

Music to the ears of residents of Oceanside! A quiet zone is coming to five intersections on the coastal railroad corridor. More in this article: http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2016/mar/07/oceanside-quiet-zone-fundign/


RailPros Named Subconsultant for BART Transbay Tunnel Project

Named the subconsultant, providing Construction Management services to BART for the Transbay Tube project, RailPros will be assisting Jacobs Engineering. The multi-million dollar project is scheduled to begin in the 3rd quarter of 2016. As part of the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District’s (BART’s) ongoing system wide earthquake safety program, BART is investing in water proofing the Transbay Tube (TBT). Removing the existing track structure is planned, a waterproofing membrane installed, and new track re-installed over the membrane. The work will occur under full operating traffic, with revenue passenger trains operating at speeds up to 70 miles per … READ MORE >


RailPros Wins the Van Nuys Station, LACMTA Project

RailPros successfully acquired The Van Nuys project as a result of our innovative design, which included avoiding widening and seismically retrofitting the Van Nuys Boulevard bridge and impacting the adjacent fiber optic booster station; our design resulted in a project savings of more than $20 million for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro). RailPros is providing engineering design, plans, specifications, estimates, permitting, and bid and construction support on this center platform project which will be the first of its kind on the Metrolink system that will provide fully grade separated passenger and baggage cart access. The proposed platform … READ MORE >


SANBAG – Redlands Passenger Rail Program Management Services

RailPros was selected as the Program Management Consultant for the construction and implementation of the planned 9-mile long passenger rail service, which will operate on the Redlands Subdivision between San Bernardino Transit Center (SBTC), in the City of San Bernardino (Rialto and E Street) to the City of Redlands/University of Redlands. The project proposes renewal of infrastructures, development of stations, and vehicle acquisitions for the nine miles of passenger rail. Mary Toutounchi leads the RailPros team in providing management support and oversight of the project development, engineering, construction management, and third parties. The alignment will utilize the existing railroad right-of-way … READ MORE >


RailPros to Assist MTS with Desert Line Reconstruction

RailPros has been hired as a consultant on the upcoming Desert Line reconstruction between San Diego and Mexico. Read the entire story here: http://www.progressiverailroading.com/short_lines_regionals/news/Desert-Line-reconstruction-to-ease-rail-traffic-between-San-Diego-Mexico–48508?email=dan.davis@railpros.com&utm_medium=email&utm_source=prdailynews&utm_campaign=prdailynews06/10/2016


New Project Wins

City of Santa Clarita – Vista Canyon Station RailPros has been awarded a contract for Engineering and Architectural Services for the Development of the Vista Canyon Multi-Modal Transit Center project by the City of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and Vista Canyon Ranch, LLC. Located within the eastern Santa Clarita Valley, the installation of the Transit Center will involve the relocation of the existing Via Princessa Metrolink Station to the Vista Canyon development. The Transit Center will serve as a regional hub for numerous modes of transportation, including commuter rail, local and … READ MORE >


Staff News at RailPros

RailPros is pleased to announce that Mike Ruth has been promoted to Operations Manager for our San Diego office. Mike joined RailPros in 2010, opening up our San Diego office. Mike has been the key lead for our LOSSAN Corridor Program Management Team and the Beyer Blvd Track Replacement project, as well as a marketing asset in both San Diego and Phoenix. Congratulations to Mike! Jennifer Green has taken the role of Marketing Manager in our Irvine office. She comes to us with over a decade of experience leading marketing and proposal efforts in the construction industry, with a focus on … READ MORE >