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Lehigh Hanson Canada

Project Profile

Upgrade of the Lehigh Inland Cement site.


The Project

Track Inspection and Maintenance: A&B Rail Services was hired to upgrade the Lehigh Inland Cement site in Edmonton, Alberta. The scope of this project included the replacement of approximately 1,500 track ties, rail upgrades, and the re-build of 5 crossings and 4 switches. All work was completed in a timely matter to ensure the site remain active. The site also required inspection and maintenance of various components including switch points, frogs, and rail replacement.



  • 5 crossing rebuilds
  • 4 turnout rebuilds
  • 1,500 track ties
  • Switch adjustments
  • Rail upgrades throughout site
  • 5 crossing rebuilds
  • 4 turnout rebuilds
  • Ultrasonic rail testing
  • Switch point and frog welding
  • Snow removal
  • Emergency call outs


The Result

A satisfied client and another quality project completed. Time and time again, A&B Rail Services has proven its expertise, capabilities, and commitment to Doing It Right leads to quality projects of all sizes across Canada. For Lehigh, A&B Rail Services coupled railway and project management expertise to exceed project client expectations and solve their emergency situations. A&B Rail Services needed to source, purchase, and deliver track materials in a short amount of time following a number of emergency call-outs for derailment repairs or broken rails. 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.