OWS Railroad Construction & Maintenance continues to develop new technology and equipment to meet the changing needs of the industry. Our commitment is to provide our customers with Eastern Canada’s top fleet of specialty equipment. Our fleet of specialty rail equipment includes:


  • 10 Ton Hi-Rail Boom Truck w/Air. ARA Knuckle, magnet and bins
  • 3 Ton TFO Crew Cab
  • 2 Ton Hi-Rail Crew Cab
  • 1 Ton Hi-Rail Crew Cab
  • Hi-Rail Vac Truck

Tie and Rail Equipment

  • 445 Pettibone Speedswing
  • 441 Pettibone Speedswing
  • John Deere Swingloader
  • Nordco TRIPP tie inserters
  • Nordco CX Auto-spiker / Gauger
  • Knox Kershaw KTC1200 – Tie Cranes
  • Nordco SP2R Dual Spike puller
  • Nordco Auto-Lifts

Production Ballast Regulators

  • Knox Kershaw 925
  • Knox Kershaw 850

Mark IV Tampers

  • Jupiter System
  • Double Barrel Receivers

General Rail Equipment

Our extensive fleet ensures we have the capacity and capability to perform all rail-related functions for Class 1 & 2, Short Line, Industry served by rail, and Transit clients safely and efficiently.

As a commitment to our clients, it is our policy to annually inspect our equipment, and renew or overhaul our fleet following a pre-determined maintenance lifecycle plan. We maintain strict records including service logs, daily inspection logs and maintenance logs. We are proud of our equipment program which has consistently produced over 95% working serviceability for our fleet. Less machine downtime means increased safety and higher productivity for your business.