Rail Design

VAA is a practical consultant on rail design. We focus on early coordination with local authorities and rail companies to bring potential issues to the forefront and maximize a site layout. Three decades of experience has created a comprehensive approach to small expansions, multi-loop tracks and rail yards capable of handling multiple commodities and shuttle trains. Together, VAA’s experiences across the United States and Canada has established the firm's knowledge of necessary project considerations and requirements.

Rail desiGn for Agribusiness & Industrial

  • Manifest track
  • Shuttle train facilities
  • Transload facilities
  • Sequence of operations studies
  • Site selection
  • Port facilities
  • Experience with Class I, II & III Railroads
  • Intermodal facilities
  • Hazardous materials

Preventative Track Maintenance – Turnouts / Switches