Monthly Archives: March 2013

Another Rapid Train Bridge Span Replacement in Quebec

Below is a fantastic time-lapse video of a rapid train bridge span replacement project in Trois-Pistoles, Quebec on August 12, 2012 using a specially-built overhead gantry system designed by Western’s Millwright division. This system ensures minimal interference with strict CN train schedules and allows for projects to be delivered effectively, on-time and on-budget. The entire project involved the… Read more »

Removing “Big Becky” from the Niagara Tunnel

This massive 18-month removal project required careful, intricate planning and multiple pieces of equipment including a modified jack-and-slide, several cranes and a platform trailer equipped with 160 tires capable of carrying equipment weighing in excess of 500,000 pounds through a relatively narrow, 10 km long tunnel. A Daily Commercial News article was written, featuring our Millwright Division,… Read more »