Precision Railway Transportation


Lanyi Rail Solutions Ltd. is a railway consulting firm which supports Freight Rail and Transit Rail transportation related developments, including Rail Yards and Terminals, through the provision of senior railway engineering, value-added planning, design, and advisory services.

Through the application of Precision Railroading principles, our services are focused on the provision of predictable and reliable rail service. They are based on current and developing technologies focused on improved safety, higher efficiency, optimized capital and operating costs, and overall added value to our client’s clients. We provide a global perspective to the provision of railway transportation planning and design services based on, first fine tuning the operations, then the engineering.

We are results oriented with a strong appreciation for timely project initiation and phased development utilizing successful project execution strategies, while managing project development costs. We are committed to minimizing environmental footprints, carbon reduction, and collaborations with Railway agencies, Regulators and local Government agencies, First Nations, and other relevant stakeholders.


To promote safe, innovative, efficient, economical, and sustainable growth in the Freight Rail and Transit Rail Sectors through the provision of precision-based railroading principles and value-added project planning and development advisory services.


These core values are what my brand stand for. This is not a new identity; it is building on who I am and what I believe in. It will be what my clients perceive it to be and what value they tribute to it. My brand identity will be authentic and reflect reality. These core values will not waiver, they will validate what I stand for and how my clients can count on me. That’s how I will earn and maintain their trust, confidence, and respect. My clients and I will have shared core values.

Safety First – Outstanding Service – Quality – Value – Accountability – Competency – Professionalism – Respect – Integrity – Honesty – Trust – Loyalty – Relationships – Continuing Development

Lanyi Rail Solutions Ltd.

Permits to Practice
  • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta
    Permit to Practice No. P15193
  • Engineers & Geoscientists British Columbia
    Permit No. 1001229
  • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan
    Certificate of Authorization No. 55348

Richard S. Lanyi, P.Eng.; FCSCE

President and Senior Railway Engineer.

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Professional Engineering Registrations
  • Professional Engineer #25484, Engineers & Geoscientists British Columbia
  • Professional Engineer #24208, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan
  • Professional Engineer #100166054, Professional Engineers Ontario
  • Registered Member #38561, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta
Professional Memberships
  • Member, American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA)
  • Member, AREMA Committee 16 – Economics of Railway Engineering and Operations; Chair of Precision Scheduled Railroading Subcommittee
  • Fellow, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering


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Lanyi Rail Solutions Ltd. New Working Agreement with the NorthernNations Cooperative

Lanyi Rail Solutions Ltd. is proud to announce a new working agreement with NorthernNations Cooperative regarding the provision of Railway planning, engineering, and project development services.  In Q1 2022 NorthernNations Cooperative will launch the next stage of its Member engagement activities to begin accepting membership subscriptions from more than 1,000 Indigenous organizations across Canada who are all invited to join the NorthernNations Cooperative movement.  Through an innovative Indigenous Member-owned cooperative business structure, the overarching mission of NorthernNations is to take a leadership role in helping to grow the Indigenous economy in Canada.  This mission will be accomplished by improving access to capital for Indigenous investing and by empowering the Indigenous people of Canada to increase their collective percentage contributions to Canada’s GDP.

A platform to unite Indigenous people and work towards economic equity >>

Reconciliation Education - Certificate of Completion
Richard Lanyi completed this Indigenous awareness training course entitled “The Four Seasons of Reconciliation” provided by the First Nations University of Canada, and sponsored by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan. Learning modules include:
• Economic Reconciliation
• Colonial Lens
• Pre-Contact
• Treaties
• Residential Schools
• Indigenous Relations
• Reconciliation
• Restitution
Canadian & Cold Regions Conference
Richard Lanyi presented a paper entitled “Development of Railway Terminals Within the Context of Precision Scheduled Railroading Principles”.
A copy of the paper and presentation are available through the links below.
Lanyi Rail Solutions Ltd. First Year Anniversary - October 16, 2021

On October 16, 2021, Lanyi Rail Solutions Ltd. proudly celebrates its first year providing railway planning and engineering services.

President Richard Lanyi wishes to thank its Clients, Partners, and Business Team for their support and encouragement. We look forward to expanding our network and supporting Clients on exciting new developments moving forward.

      Vancouver and Fraser Port Authority’s (VFPA) Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Update

      Richard Lanyi, through a contracting agreement with Stantec Consulting Ltd., is fulfilling the role of Rail Lead for Vancouver and Fraser Port Authority’s (VFPA) Roberts Bank Terminal 2 container terminal project in Vancouver. The new terminal is being designed to handle 2.4 million TEU’s of traffic annually. Richard is providing railway engineering and operations planning support as part of VFPA’s Owners Engineer Team, led by Moffatt and Nichol and Stantec. For the latest project developments, see the link below.

          Pitt Meadows Road & Rail Improvements Update

          Through agreement with Stantec, Richard Lanyi fills the role of the Owner’s Engineer Rail Lead, to support teams of railway track and structures engineers providing technical direction and coordination support. The Vancouver and Fraser Port Authority are responsible for project delivery involving new grade separations between CP’s busy Cascade Subdivision and  Harris Road and Kennedy Road, within the City of Pitt Meadows.  

          On December 14, 2021, Pitt Meadows City Council endorsed the signing of the Project Partnering Agreement (PPA) with the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (port authority) and Canadian Pacific (CP) to advance work on the Harris Road Underpass Project, a component of the Pitt Meadows Road and Rail Improvements Project. This will allow the project partners to progress the design of the Harris Road underpass with future consultation planned with the community.