Squamish Porta-Plant Case Study
April 19, 2023
A Holland customer was sourcing rail from an off-shore supplier and utilizing their fixed welding facility to create continuous welded rail (CWR) from stick rail. The stick rail had to be transloaded from a vessel onto flat cars, travel roughly 2,500 km from the port to the weld plant, and then CWR was transported 2,500 km back to the installation site. Transport from port to CWR plant to delivery took months and required a dedicated fleet of flat cars and CWR trains.
Luckily, Holland had the solution…