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Maintenance-of-Way

Maintains 500 miles of track
on 8 rail systems

Rail infrastructure maintenance and rehabilitation services

Herzog Contracting Corp.

Herzog Contracting Corp. (Herzog) is a national leader in maintenance-of-way (MOW) and rehabilitation services for commuter rail, heavy rail, and light rail agencies.

Herzog currently maintains the infrastructure and right-of-way (ROW) on more than 500 miles of track on eight rail systems used for a joint commuter, freight, and streetcar operations.

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Who We Serve
Transit authorities
Class I railroads
Short line railroads
Rail Systems Expertise
Commuter rail
Light rail
Streetcar
Heavy rail
Freight rail
Project Process
ROW inspection and analysis
Scheduled maintenance
Immediate response
Capability Services
Rail infrastructure maintenance
Rail rehabilitation
Station and facility maintenance

Preserving
infrastructure integrity

Since 1972, Herzog has demonstrated its commitment to quality and pride through system reliability and the appearance of the right-of-way, infrastructure, and facilities we maintain. To preserve infrastructure integrity, we take a life-cycle and condition-based maintenance approach.

ROW inspection and analysis

Our rigorous inspection practices and asset management technologies provide comprehensive and timely information on component and system conditions.

Scheduled maintenance

After ROW inspections, Herzog will schedule future maintenance services and develop capital budgets for track-related infrastructure.

Immediate response

If a failure or incident occurs, our field personnel respond immediately to reduce potential impacts on passenger operations, restoring service quickly and effectively.

Innovations

Data-driven
management

About TAM-4

Herzog’s Transit Asset Management 4 (TAM-4) software helps us to capture data, monitor performance, and make informed decisions on our maintenance activities. Integrating this actionable intelligence into our QA/QC, maintenance, and life-cycle programs help us achieve optimum availability and performance, increase reliability, and reduce repair cost.

Capabilities

Maintenance and rehabilitation

Herzog’s skilled personnel perform basic maintenance, track rehabilitation, new track construction, and administer bridge management programs.

  • Rail and tie replacement
  • Track surfacing and stabilization
  • Field welding and weld testing
  • Civil work
  • Undercutting
  • Drainage
  • Vegetation removal
  • Graffiti removal
  • Herbicide application

Station and facility maintenance

Services cover all aspects of facility and station maintenance. Regular quality audits and inspections help us maintain the highest standards of cleanliness, system functionality, safety, and security.

  • Asset management
  • HVAC, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing
  • Fire and life safety/security
  • Landscaping
  • Graffiti removal
  • Security

Maintenance-of-Way Featured Project

Caltrain

In 2012, Herzog Transit Services, Inc.’s subsidiary TRANSITAMERICA℠ (TASI) began operations and maintenance of the Caltrain service from San Francisco through San Jose to Gilroy, CA. The 52-mile right-of-way is owned by the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (PCJPB) and the Union Pacific Railroad. Current service includes 92 weekday trains with an average weekday ridership of 62,000 passengers.

Compliance

Maintenance programs are developed in full compliance with agency requirements.