Rail Design

Integrated expertise ties your needs into smart
rail design.

Decades of experience in interfacility rail design has made VAA a trusted partner in optimizing rail layout for operational efficiency and adaptability.

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Efficient rail layout that meets

the railroads’ exacting standards.

Rely on VAA’s rail design team to understand your facility and process while considering your strategic vision and specific operating requirements to optimize site selection and track design. A detailed rail design process focuses on minimizing track strain over the long term, managing costs and considering current and future needs.

  • Perform sequence of operations studies to understand car handling
  • Design receiving, shipping & transload facilities
  • Plan facilities handling multiple commodities (manifest track)
  • Design shuttle train facilities
  • Provide access to port facilities
  • Perform rail observation / inspection

This speaks to me: ‘Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives.’

Patrick Koehnen | Associate | Sr Civil Engineer

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