Is track work/maintenance done on the NEC this time of year?

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Is track work/maintenance done on the NEC this time of year?

Postby sonicdoommario » Mon May 14, 2018 1:49 am

I've always been curious of this. I live near the tracks in Attleboro just past HEBRONVILLE. I've noticed this the last couple years but every time this part of the year (usually during the month of May), I hear these trucks/machines operating on the tracks during the midnight/overnight hours. Since it's dark I can't make out what they look like, but I do see flashing lights on them. This time around I noticed a few workers walking up and examining the tracks with flashlights.

Sorry I couldn't be more descriptive, but does anyone know what's going on here? Is this when the tracks are checked for defects or anything? Seems like the only reason I could come up with.

Thanks!
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