// Via Rail awards contract to Sersa Total Track

Via Rail, the federally owned passenger rail company, awarded Sersa Total Track the works for track maintenance in the South Western and Eastern regions of Ontario as well as in the capital of Ottawa.

Scope of works:

Part A – Tie Program on Alexandria, Smith Falls and Beachburg Subdivision

  • Installation of 20’500 track ties and 7’800 tons of ballast

Part B – Ottawa Station Track and Switch Ties

  • Installation of 400 track ties and 245 switch ties

Part C – Crossing rehabilitation on the Alexandria, Smiths Falls and Beachburg Subdivision

  • Rehabilitation of 6 rail road crossings

Part D – Crossing rehabilitation on Chatham Subdivision

  • Rehabilitation of 4 rail road crossings

Part E – Tie Program on the Chatham Subdivision

  • Installation of 5100 track ties and 2000 tons of ballast


Time Line: August 2014 to October 2014