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Waterloo Spur Crossing System

The Project

A&B Rail Services was awarded the contract to supply, install, and commission a complete new grade crossing warning system on the Waterloo Spur at Weber street In Kitchener, Ontario.



  • Acquisition of regional and municipal permits
  • Developing and tracking of project schedule and milestones
  • Procurement and management of materials
  • Execution and delivery of testing paperwork consistent with the CN General Instructions
  • Controlled road closures
  • Factory Acceptance Testing
  • Installation of equipment to CN SCP
  • Final system testing and commissioning
  • Installation of:
    • Siemens 560 Cantilever Combos
    • GE Style C Track Drivers
    • Siemens SSCCIV Crossing Controllers with internal stick logic
    • Siemens SEAR Event Recorder
    • CP100 Compliant Cable


The Result

A satisfied client and another quality project completed. This enormous project is a prime example of A&B Rail Services expertise, capabilities, and commitment to Doing It Right. As the safety of our team, our client, and the public has always been A&B Rail Services’ number one priority, procedures and systems were put in place to ensure all goals and safety standards were met. 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.