At GRIDLINK, we’re committed to providing quality services to all of our industry track owners and railroad clients. Our extensive knowledge and expertise in the railroad contracting industry ensures that your project will be completed meticulously and diligently. The proof is in the results. Whether you need tracks constructed, repaired, removed, designed, or inspected – we’ve got you covered.

Directional Drilling

Directional Drilling is the best option for installing underground pipes and conduits with minimal environmental disruption and GRIDLINK is one of the industry’s best for projects that require extra care. Our reputation for clean worksites, excellent workmanship and guarantee on work means we get to work for some of the top companies across Northern Ontario.

Signals and Communications (S&C)

With experience on Class I, regional and short line, GRIDLINK’s Signals & Communications (S&C) division delivers comprehensive service throughout Northern Ontario. We have a long history on the forefront of railroad technology and infrastructure and leverage that experience to provide a range of important services. Trust GRIDLINK for signal design review, procurement, wiring, testing, inspections and more.

Track Maintenance

No matter the project – whether it’s restoring older track, laying down a new route or installing specialty rail – GRIDLINK is ready to take on the task. We have successfully completed numerous railroad construction projects, often in conjunction with live rail operations, for a range of customers, across several industries.

Contact us to discuss your requirements – we want to help.

GRIDLINK’s Track Maintenance capabilities includes; but not limited to:

  • Culvert replacement
  • Tie replacement
  • Track panel replacement
  • Crossing change outs
  • Ditching
  • Snow removal
  • Vegetation control
  • Ballast delivery and replacement
  • Spring drain installations
  • Switch replacements
  • Derailment support
  • Hy Rail equipment mechanical maintenance and support – call out service
  • Electrical support
  • Pole line construction and removal
  • Rules qualified flaggers
  • Beaver control
  • Hy rail rental equipment
  • Liquid calcium installation

Additional Equipment

At GRIDLINK, we pride ourselves on taking an innovative approach to our equipment. Often, custom solutions are the best option to tackle our client’s unique requirements in the challenging terrain of Northern Ontario. The following is a partial list of our specialty rail equipment. Contact us to discuss your requirements.

  • Ballast gondolas
  • Flat deck carts
  • Bin carts
  • Hy rail pick-up trucks
  • Hy rail backhoes
  • Hy rail swivel dump trucks
  • Hy rail bucket trucks
  • Hy rail excavators, c/w numerous attachments such as:
    • Magnets
    • Clams
    • Augers
    • Brush heads
    • Tie changers (wood and concrete)
    • Blowers
    • Undercutters