Railroad Construction

Global Rail Transfer Company (Global Rail) is the nation’s foremost specialist in track and bridge services. Our specialized equipment and highly-trained personnel provide safe, quick, and cost  effective solutions to your company’s needs.

TRACK INSPECTION, MAINTENANCE & REPAIR

Patriot Rail affiliate, Global Rail Transfer Company, provides railroad construction services to railroads, rail-served industry and transportation agencies and authorities.

TRACK CONSTRUCTION

Global Rail specializes in the design, construction and management of rail projects of all sizes. We create value for our clients by constructing safe and reliable rail projects with an unparalleled level of proficiency and quality workmanship. Services include:

  • Design/build track
  • Road bed construction (grading)
  • Panelized turnout and crossover construction and installation

TRACK INSPECTION & MAINTENANCE

Track inspection services provided by Global Rail include baseline and routine track inspection.

Maintenance of track at your facility is imperative to preventing derailments, which cause service outages and the inability to ship your product on schedule. Global Rail crews are highly proficient in track inspection and conducting the necessary track improvements.

TRACK REPAIR

Global Rail track repair services include:
  • Surfacing and tie installation
  • Fixing broken and defective rails
  • Removing and reconstructing tracks
  • Repairing switches

SIGNAL INSPECTIONS & REPAIR

Global Rail has highly experienced signal inspection and repair technicians to assess the functionality of your signals and repair any damages or defective components safely and efficiently. Every technician is fully qualified to test, maintain, or repair any and all signal components.

FLOOD RESPONSE

A winter of heavy snowfall is often followed by a spring of floods across the United States. Global Rail is prepared to perform a variety of flood response services including:

  • Debris removal
  • Track restoration
  • Road construction
  • Debris hauling/removal
  • Product salvage and reclamation
  • Environmental site remediation

BRIDGE INSPECTION, MAINTENANCE & REPAIR

Global Rail is a leading provider of safe, accurate, and efficient railroad bridge inspections on timber and steel structures across the United States. Inspections meet all FRA requirements and reports are fully compliant with the CFR Title 49, Part 237 Bridge Safety Standards.

If routine maintenance or repairs are required, Global Rail can correct defects on both open deck and ballast deck bridges safely, quickly and on budget.

Maintenance and repair services include:

  • Repair / replacement of stringers, piling, caps, headwalls, sills, deck ties and walkways
  • Pile posting
  • Framing out entire bents
  • Reinforcement of existing piling and bracing
  • Lining and surfacing
  • Ballast, rail and tie removal
  • Tub placement
  • Fire damage repair
  • Driftwood removal
  • Flood control and ditch / culvert work