Winter brings colder weather, shorter days, and, for unprepared cities, rail transportation woes. Protecting the all-important third rail is paramount.
Winter in the Midwest presents a plethora of challenges for cities’ systems of public transportation. The Chicago Transit Authority goes to great lengths to make sure all commuters get where they need to go.
Winter weather’s late arrival brings with it new challenges for public transit as railways along the East Coast contend with below freezing temperatures.
Winter preparedness has become a pressing issue for rail and transit operators. As winters have worsened to historical degrees, some transit authorities have been forced into a series of closures and delays due to frozen third rails and iced-over switches. Midwest Industrial Supply, Inc. has been providing innovative tools for operators to prepare their systems for harsh conditions, keep their …
What are the risks of rail transportation in freezing conditions, and how can Midwest help prepare for them?
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