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Rail Environmental Services

Railroad companies need an environmental management firm they can count on—anytime, anywhere. From sustainability, emergency planning, and risk management to Web-based task tracking systems, our railroad design and construction team is here for you day or night with solutions that keep your projects and environmental compliance on track.

Our Expertise

We’ve been the railroad industry’s “go-to” environmental partner for nearly 40 years. Combining practical solutions with the latest technology, our computer-based tools, engineering and scientific expertise, and risk-based, cost-effective action plans offer you the right combination of people, processes, and solutions for Class I and Class II railroads, shortline, regional, transit, and passenger lines.

Rail Environmental Solutions

  • Engineering design and cost analysis
  • Environmental permitting and compliance
  • Facility decommissioning
  • NEPA compliance and documentation
  • Noise/vibration assessments and modeling
  • Real estate transactions, environmental assessments, and management
  • Site assessments and remediation
  • Sustainability assessments
  • Sustainable design
  • Wastewater and stormwater design engineering
  • Wetlands.

No two rail systems are alike. So, we pinpoint environmental solutions that fit into the design, construction, and operation of your railroad facilities, signal and communication systems, and track systems.

Rail Environmental Services

Featured Services

  • Air monitoring
  • Alternatives analysis
  • Asbestos and lead-based paint surveys, abatement, and management
  • Assessment
  • Brownfields redevelopment
  • Compliance audits
  • Construction, start-up, operation, and maintenance
  • Decontamination, demolition, and disposal
  • Design, construction, start-up, operation, and maintenance 
  • Design-build construction engineering and management
  • Environmental Management Systems
  • Facility decommissioning
  • Feasibility studies
  • Human health and ecological risk assessments and RBCA
  • Identification and delineation
  • Immediate response
  • LEED-certified design
  • Mitigation and restoration
  • Monitoring, agency coordination, and outreach
  • Noise and vibration assessment and modeling
  • Permitting and compliance
  • Phase I and Phase II ESAs
  • Pilot studies
  • Pre-purchase, pre-sale, and leased properties
  • Railroad and bridge design
  • Remedial design
  • Remedial investigation
  • Remediation management
  • Resource recovery/reuse
  • Sampling, systems analysis, and compliance strategies
  • Site assessments, audits, and cleanup
  • Site development planning and design
  • Soil gas and vapor intrusion
  • SPCCs
  • SWPPs
  • Tank and spill closure
  • Train wash water recycling
  • Wastewater, stormwater, air emissions, solid waste, and hazardous waste
  • Web-based applications.

Electronic Environmental Management System

  • Smithfield Foods’ E2MS helps staff share operating procedures and documents –Gannett Fleming

    The Electronic Environmental Management System (E2MS) is a Web-based application that dramatically improves your ability to meet compliance requirements, minimize paperwork, enhance communication, improve environmental awareness, and encourage continuous performance improvement. Read more about Environmental Management Systems & Compliance.

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