Rail transportation has become increasingly important as a mode of transportation in the western United States and nationwide because of the substantial growth in population and gross national product. Rail transportation is often considered more effective to handle increased transportation demands with low power requirements, a low land use, little air pollution and few accidents.
Railroad engineering is an integral part of PacRim Engineering services portfolio. Its staff has experience in railroad engineering design, design review and construction, and has worked with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), UPRR, FRA, NCRA, as well as numerous other public entities.
Services capabilities in railroad engineering include:
- Intercity passenger and freight rails
- Commuter and rapid transit
- Railroad roadbeds
- Railroad tracks
- Railroad bridges
- Railroad trestles
- Grade separations
- Facility buildings
- Protection devices