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City of Edmonton – LRT

Project Profile

Rehabilitation for the City of Edmonton LRT Rail Crossing System.


The Project

LRT Construction: A&B Rail Services was hired to perform the rail crossing rehabilitation for the City of Edmonton’s LRT System, and remains on contract for future maintenance work. The scope of this project included the dismantle and construction of 4 at-grade road crossings, distressing and resurfacing of existing track to tie in points,  re-gauging existing track through stations,  rail upgrades through stations, 30 thermite welds, and 50 flashbutt welds.



  • Distressing and resurfacing of existing track to tie in points
  • Re-gauging existing track through stations
  • Rail upgrades through stations
  • 30 thermite welds
  • 50 flashbutt welds


The Result

A satisfied client and another quality project completed. This time sensitive project is a prime example of A&B Rail Services expertise, capabilities, and commitment to Doing It Right. The rehabilitation of the City of Edmonton’s LRT rail crossings required significant project management expertise to ensure client expectations and project timelines were met. A&B Rail Services coordinated, with numerous subcontractors during road closures to ensure all work was completed and the systems were up and running for commuters Monday morning. 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.