Girder Transport for Rapid Bridge Replacement in Toronto


Western Dimensional transported 16 bridge spans as part of a rapid bridge replacement in Toronto, ON.  


  • Design of a specialized bolster system used  for carrying single girders on two separate heavy duty railcars.

  • Rail transport of new and old spans between bridge site and staging area using mobile railcar movers.

Runner Transport in Labrador


Western Dimensional completed delivery of an 85 tonne runner from Saint John, NB to Churchill Falls, NL.  


  • Rail transport from the Port of Saint John to Labrador in our perimeter frame railcar.

  • Design and fabrication of a custom hub allowing the runner to turned and transported in the vertical position.

  • Road transport from the nearest rail siding to site and positioning for unloading in the power bay.

Transport of 20 transformers in Manitoba


Western Dimensional completed delivery of 20 transformers, weighing 250 tonnes each, to two job sites in Manitoba. 


  • Rail transport from the ports of Thunder Bay and Houston to job sites near in southern and northern Manitoba.

  • Installation of temporary railway tracks, crossing a highway, used to move railcars in and out of the job site.

  • Rough set to pad on site using self propelled modular transporters (SPMTs) and skidding systems.

Relocation of three C02 tanks in Southwestern Ontario


Western Dimensional removed three CO2 tanks from an operational facility and installed them on their new foundations. 


  • Removal from existing foundation using skidding system and load-out and securing on heavy-duty railcars.

  • Lashing and rail transport to new site.

  • Installation on new foundations using a jacking system, SPMTs, and a 600 ton crane.


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