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Project Profile

Expansion of the BC Rail Properties Rail Yard.


The Project

New Track Construction: A&B Rail Services was hired to complete a rail yard expansion including the construct of 3rd lead, and the reconfigure of 1st and 2nd lead connections for BC Rail Properties in Delta, British Columbia. The scope of this project included the supply and construction of 7 yard turnouts and 8,000 track feet of new track. A&B Rail Services performed as the general contractor on this project and was also responsible for all civil and grade work components including 8,000 feet of new grade construction, drainage, and retaining wall installation.



  • 8,000 track feet of new track
  • 7 new 136 lb #10 RBM yard turnouts
  • 8,000 feet of new grade construction
  • Drainage work and retaining wall installation


The Result

A satisfied client and another quality project completed. This project is a prime example of A&B Rail Services expertise, capabilities, and commitment to Doing It Right. All work was completed safely and efficiently by our team, while communicating with on-site logistics personnel to ensure the site remain active and able to service their customers. For BC Rail Properties, the addition of the 3rd lead with new connections to the existing 1st and 2nd lead, meant an increase in operations efficiency resulting in trains being built and released more efficiently. For A&B Rail Services, it means another satisfied customer in our 50-year journey to become Canada’s largest, most-experienced, and most sought-after rail services company.