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Oliver Bowen Maintenance

Project Profile

Expansion of the City of Calgary Oliver Bowen Maintenance Facility.


The Project

LRT Construction: A&B Rail Services was hired to construct the second phase of the Oliver Bowen Maintenance Facility in Calgary, Alberta. The scope of this project included the construction of 2240 track meters of ballasted track, 240 track meters of direct fixation track, and 8 #8 100 lb. ARA turnouts cw switch heaters.



  • 2240 track meters of ballasted track
  • 240 track meters of direct fixation track
  • 8 #8 100 lb. ARA turnouts cw switch heaters


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.