Field Services | Track Work
Avangard Innovative (AI) crews have performed numerous civic projects inside rail yards for our customers. We install concrete pads and raise rail tracks where they have sunken over years of heavy traffic. We have backhoes and skid steer loaders with cribbing attachments that perform removal of contamination from between the rail ties. Our crews are experienced in installing track pans and track pads that aid in eliminating environmental contamination of underlying soils due to leaking locomotives and railcars. Once the cleanup is completed, we install new ballast rock and bring it up to grade ready for inspection.
Our crews are specifically trained for servicing of rail related fueling stations. Services include valve removal and replacement, hose repairs, gasket replacement and sight glass maintenance. If there are any environmental spills related to this faulty equipment, our remediation division can be quickly called to perform cleanup services.
AI has remediation crews which specialize in the handling and processing of contaminated soils. We have the capability of removing materials and transporting them to a licensed facility for processing. We have used our excavators to remove and dispose of tires, ground up rail ties and even fugitive trash from illegal dumping activities. After a derailment, our crews will mobilize and bring the contaminated and disturbed site back to its original grade and ready for service. All disposal or recycling of soils and products is handled in-house by AI.
AI specializes in responding to commodities based train derailments. We provide 24 hour emergency service and have fully portable services to accommodate remote access needs. The first crew deployed will patch any leaks and attempt to reduce the loss of materials from any damaged railcars. We then utilize our equipment designed to vacuum the derailed materials and package them into various containers. Remediation crews will bring in heavy equipment to perform the final cleaning and restoration of the derailment site. All wastes from decontamination are handled in accordance with state and local laws and regulations.
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