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Power out at a UP rail crossing? A hydrogen fuel-cell generator could keep signals and gates operating

January 9th, 2024
January 9, 2024 - TRA Newswire -Union Pacific has started installing hydrogen fuel-cell generators as a backup power source at Gulf Coast crossings, in case major weather events force a power outage on the electric grid. The deployment of the fuel-cell...

FRA announces $3 billion Rail Crossing Elimination Program - will Texas participate?

July 3rd, 2022
July 3, 2022 - TRA Newswire -On Thursday the Federal Railroad Administration announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for its newly created Railroad Crossing Elimination Program, a grant program to improve safety and mobility of people and goods.$3 billion...

Will Texas miss out on it's share of $66 billion in federal rail funds?

May 8th, 2022
May 8, 2022 - TRA Newswire -The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is expected to announce, this month, the procedures for filing for Infrastructure Law rail grant programs. $66 billion in advanced appropriations are to be available for passenger and freight...

Union Pacific improves railroad crossing safety, accidents down

July 21st, 2017
July 21, 2017 - TRA Newswire - Union Pacific's rail safety programs helped improve public safety and contributed to a 5 percent decline in vehicle–train collisions at railroad crossings in the first half of 2017, compared to last year. Union Pacific...

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