Rail Yards

Rail Yards

Larson Engineering’s team of rail professionals offer planning, design, engineering, and other general services in support of rail classification, maintenance, and other railroad yards and facilities. Regardless of project size and scope, our extensive experience provides the client with a strategic partnership that will add tremendous value at every stage.

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Experience

Railroad yard expansions, additional body tracks and lead tracks

Re-configuration and modifications to existing yards to improve operations, increase capacity and reduce maintenance costs

Observe existing classification yard operations. Identify possible issues. Develop a custom set of recommendations

Develop concepts for future product capacity growth and future yard or main line expansions

Construction phasing and temporary rail traffic control plans.

Yard re-configurations

Team experience in major yard improvement projects for Class One and short line railroads

Services

Site evaluation and operations observation.

Perform value engineering, in order to select the most cost effective, sustainable and operationally sound solution

Engineering and construction documents

Plans for construction phasing, staging, temporary rail traffic schematics, shoofly tracks, temporary turnouts and signals

Perform RTC/ yard operations simulation of existing and desired conditions

Develop recommendations for geometry improvements and soil stabilization.

Construction costs and projected maintenance costs estimates.

Contact

Arizona - Scottsdale
Michael Hreha, P.E., LEED AP
480.212.4200
mhreha@larsonengr.com