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Regional Transit Agency installed in Hollywood, Florida

Recent crossing installed in Hollywood, Florida for regional transit agency. The crossing is heavily traveled and provides a smooth ride for thousands of vehicles each day.

By | October 23rd, 2018|projects|0 Comments

Featuring Omega Crossings in Bombardier River Line Burlington, NJ

By | April 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Isidoros Garifalakis Received Prestigous Award

Isidoros Garifalakis - For his passionate commitment to integrity and honesty in business. Isidoros Garifalakis is the founder and CEO of Vancouver, Washington based Omega Industries, Inc., the nation's largest railroad crossing supplier and world-wide leader in steel fabrication, railroad track products and dredging equipment. Isidoros was born in Palioxori, Evia Greece in 1947 - [...]

By | March 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Texas Transit project

Custom concrete panels supplied for curved track crossing on Texas transit project. Omega’s engineering team worked closely with rail contractor and transit agency to ensure proper fit for this application. Panels were built in Sherman, TX at one of Omega’s 5 manufacturing plants.

By | February 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Port of NOLA

Omega custom manufactured panels to fit an 8 degree curve transitioning into tangent track for a major port in the south central U.S. Our engineering staff worked closely with the engineer and railroad contractor to design and provide layout drawings with tie spacing, panel station dimensions, and  other critical information.

By | October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Must see Curve Omega Panels

Omega custom designed lag down precast railroad crossing panels for this 10 degree curve grade crossing at a manufacturing facility in Louisiana. We met with the railroad contractor at the jobsite to field measure the track structure to determine the degree of curvature. Omega manufactured the panels to fit the degree of curve, rail size [...]

By | July 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Turnout project

Omega custom designed and fabricated these lag down precast panels including a metal wedge section for a #8 switch at a lumber facility in NE Texas. We worked closely with the railroad contractor in field measuring the track structure for an exact fit along with providing engineered layout drawings for tie centers, bill of material [...]

By | July 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Another exciting project for Omega!

By | June 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We have made it to NORTH CAROLINA!

By | May 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cloquet Terminal Railroad

Recent Crossing installed by North Shore Track at the Sappi Paper Mill in Duluth, MN. The Mill is served by Cloquet Terminal Railroad and the roadway crossing receives over 400 trucks each day.

By | April 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments