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City of Calgary – Oliver Bowen Maintenance Facility

The Project

A&B Rail Services was hired to construct the second phase of the Oliver Bowen Maintenance Facility in Calgary, Alberta.



  •  2,500 track meters of ballasted track construction
  • 8 #8 100 lb. ARA turnouts cw switch heaters installed
  • 240 track meters of direct fixation track construction


The Result

A satisfied client and another quality project completed. This work intensive contribution to the City of Calgary`s LRT system is a prime example of A&B Rail Services expertise, capabilities, and commitment to Doing It Right. For the City of Calgary`s Oliver Bowen Maintenance Facility this means the ability to accommodate more trains inside their storage building as well as a run-around track to allow for the transport of trains throughout the facility in an efficient and safe manner. The facility has also been designed now to achieve an energy savings of 45%. 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.