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Class 1 & Short Line Rail Projects

Whether it’s new construction, rehabilitation, or reconstruction, our rail engineering team provides expert freight rail solutions.

  • Main Lines, Branch Lines, Corridors
  • Rail Yards, Sidings, Crossovers
  • Industrial Leads/Spurs
  • Railroad Crossings
  • Automotive and Intermodal Yards
  • Transload and Storage Facilities
  • Oils, Gas, Mining and Energy Facilities/Plants
  • Industrial, Manufacturing, and Distribution Plants
  • Rail-Served Industrial Parks
  • Roadways, Pavement, and Parking Lots

Railway Engineering Services

Our rail, transportation, and civil engineers, designers, construction managers/inspectors, and land surveyors provide full-service capabilities to serve Class 1 and Short Line railroads.

  • Master Planning
  • Railroad Corridor and Site Feasibility Studies
  • Site layout, Grading, and Drainage Plans
  • Water, Sewer, and Storm Drainage Plans
  • Private Utility Coordination and Layout
  • Engineering Cost Estimates and Specifications
  • Environmental Studies and Wetland Delineation
  • Pavement Design and Management
  • Rehabilitation Studies and Analysis
  • Class 1 and Short Line Concept Design/Submittal Coordination
  • Permitting and Approvals Coordination - Local, State, Federal, Private
  • Hydrology Studies
  • Structural Engineering
  • Land Surveying
  • Right of Way Design/Development
  • Construction Engineering

Rail Industry Involvement

Active leadership, membership, and participation with key industry associations, like AREMA (American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association) and others keep us on the forefront of rail industry initiatives.

Freight Rail Credentials

Have confidence in our rail services. CRS has master service agreements in place with several leading Class 1 and Short Line railroad companies. Our professionals are registered and credentialed with e-RAILSAFE to meet Class 1 railroad security and workforce safety standards. We have worked with railroads such as:

  • Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
  • BNSF Railway
  • Patriot Rail
  • Watco Transportation Services (WTS)
  • Genesee & Wyoming (G&W)
  • Utah Central Railway (UCRY)
  • Utah Railway (UTAH)
  • Salt Lake City Southern Railroad (SL)
  • Salt Lake Garfield & Western Railway (SL,G&W)
  • Southwestern Railroad (SWRR)
  • Cimarron Valley Railroad (CVR)
  • Washington Idaho Railway (WIR)
  • Eastern Idaho Railroad (EIRR)
  • Boise Valley Railroad (BVRR)
  • Texas & New Mexico Railway (TXN)
  • Savage Bingham & Garfield Railroad (SBG)
  • Nevada Northern Railway (NNRY)

Serious About Client Service

Your best interest drives what we do. We align our work with your goals and expectations. We’re dedicated and deliver value with attention to detail, quality, schedule, and budget.

Railway Engineering Consultants

Storm Water
& Rail
Matt Collier, PE, CFM
Rail Team Leader
(801) 419-2813
& Land Surveying
Darren Eyre, PE
Vice President
(801) 671-2729
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