L.B. Foster is a leading manufacturer, fabricator and distributor of products and services for the global rail, construction and energy and utility industries. The company was founded in 1902 and is publicly traded (NASDAQ: FSTR) with headquarters in Pittsburgh PA. The company’s rail products business is a leading, one source supplier of quality railroad products and services for heavy haul/mainline, short line, transit and industrial railroads worldwide and can provide rail project management. Our rail products business is focused on a strategy that is driven by our global customers’ need to continue to improve their safety performance and operating efficiencies. Rail products is composed of Rail Distribution; Track Components; CXT® concrete railroad ties; Coronet and Allegheny Rail Products; Transit Products; Salient Systems; and Friction Management products and services. Rail manufacturing operations are located in the US, Canada and UK with sales offices throughout the world.
The North American railroad industry is unlike any other in the world. It faces its own unique challenges and, therefore, requires its own unique solutions. Frauscher Sensor Technology, a global pioneer in train detection, has established a North American subsidiary specifically to help the...
L.B. Foster Company is the market leader in the distribution of new rail throughout North America, supplying rail for heavy haul, industrial, low density and passenger/transit applications. Sourced from several major US mills, L.B. Foster can supply rail sections from 12-lb. to 175-lb.,... Read more
Today’s standard for construction of new or replacement railroad track is the concrete tie. The finest prestressed concrete ties are manufactured by CXT, Inc. CXT Concrete Ties have many advantages over wood or steel ties and are the preferred choice of railroads and railroad contractors. Our... Read more
L.B. Foster Company can supply various types of frogs including: Spring-rail Frogs – may be used in main track where traffic is predominantly on the main-track side of the frog. May be used in yard tracks, but only when rigid frogs are not available. Rail-bound Manganese Steel Frogs – shall be... Read more