The Project

A&B Rail was mandated by CSX Transportation to perform a major track rehabilitation program in the fall of 2017.



  • Distribution, replacement, and disposal of 19,000 railway track ties
  • Surfacing and lining of twelve (12) miles of track
  • Rehabilitation of five (5) public crossings, including diversion of road traffic and coordination with local municipalities and provincial authorities.
  • Rehabilitation of six (6) private crossing including coordination with owners of the sites such as Hydro-Québec, Seaway authorities and private quarries.
  • Supply & complete thermite welds as required at the crossings.
  • Rehabilitation of twenty-five (25) farm crossings including the replacement of timber crossing surfaces, paving of the surface and approaches.
  • Minor rail replacement in certain sections of the track


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. What this means for CSX is a safe working environment for their employees, and contractors while ensuring  train traffic is not interrupted and remains on schedule. 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.