Press release, December
2, 2011 11:27 AM EDT . . .
Track and Turnout Co. announces purchase of Conley Frog and Switch movable bridge
patterns and patent rights to easer rail arrangements for vertical, swing and
and Turnout Co. has added additional capacity for the supply of bridge, sliding
and expansion joints for fixed and movable railroad bridges. With the purchase
of certain inventory, patterns and patent rights, the acquisition will expand
Atlantic Track's range of bridge products to include an all-rail design expansion
joint for CWR installation; Conley-design two and three piece manganese joints
for movable bridges; and easer rail arrangements for both vertical lift and swing-type
bridges. The purchase also expands Atlantic's range of products for use in track
Since 1933, Conley bridge joints
have been in service on railroad bridges throughout the United States and are
still widely used today. Atlantic Track offers a complete line of Conley manganese
bridge and sliding joints as well as a newly-patented easer rail arrangement that
carries the train wheel over the gap between the rails on the land and bridge.
Offering field service, engineering design, installation support, and the capability
to refurbish existing joints, Atlantic Track brings quality solutions to rails
on movable bridges.
Atlantic Track manufactures
special trackwork at its plants in Memphis, TN; Richmond, IL; St. Clair, PA and