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Union Pacific completing series of track projects to upgrade Texas subdivisions, higher track speeds

January 12th, 2023
January 12, 2023 - TRA Newswire - Everything really IS bigger in Texas – 12 construction, rail, signal, surfacing and tie teams have been busy out on Union Pacific tracks tackling an expansive series of projects designed to upgrade the state’s...

Amtrak files Sunset Limited on-time complaint with the SurfBoard against Union Pacific

December 9th, 2022
December 9, 2020 - Jim Mathews, RailPassengers.org -Amtrak took deadly aim at the problem of chronically late long-distance trains in a Surface Transportation Board filing, using a complaint about the Sunset Limited’s “abysmal” performance to accuse Union Pacific of deliberately engaging in...

SurfBoard wants Union Pacific to explain increase in shipper embargoes

November 23rd, 2022
November 22, 2022 - RailwayAge.com  -The Surface Transportation Board (STB) is ordering Union Pacific (UP) President and CEO Lance Fritz and other top UP executives to appear at a Dec. 13-14 public hearing on what it’s calling a “substantial increase”...

UP delivering $3MM to nature sustainability projects in North Texas, other states

November 13th, 2022
November 13, 2022 - TRA Newswire  - Union Pacific Railroad will be donating $3 million to three The Nature Conservancy projects in the next three years, including one for watershed health in North Texas.UP is adding Environmental Sustainability as a fourth...

UP and Canadian Pacific/KCS spar on Houston rail traffic during merger hearing at STB

October 26th, 2022
October 25, 2022 - Trains.com -Union Pacific said that a video of a KCS train "breezing through Houston" misled federal regulators about Houston terminal operations.The railroads played the video, shot from the lead locomotive, for the Surface Transportation Board on...

UP, Houston officials continue discussion on former wood-tie site

September 26th, 2022
September 26, 2022 - TRA Newswire -Union Pacific Railroad and representatives from the city of Houston, Harris County and the Bayou City Initiative continue their discussions on measures to remediate a former wood-tie preserving site that UP inherited in the...

Real railroaders: Quick action by UP manager saves a life

September 24th, 2022
September 24, 2022 - TRA Newswire -What began as a typical lunch at Union Pacific's Houston Englewood Yard for Weston Smith, a 16-year railroader, quickly turned into an emergency requiring immediate action, according to the railroad.Clay Fitzgerrell, a rail car...

Of Bees and Butterflies in Texas: Not the usual UP and CP-KCS news

August 2nd, 2022
August 2, 2022 - TRA Newswire -CP-KCS joins forces to protect the monarch while UP gets rid of a stinging situation.It's not the type of rail news that comes across our desk every day but we're more than happy to...

Union Pacific Q2 net the same, carloads down / Signs largest loco upgrade deal ever

July 27th, 2022
July 27, 2022 - TRA Newswire -Financial wise: Second quarter net income was static $1.8 billion, earnings per share up slightly Power wise: $1 billion agreement with Wabtec Fort Worth plant will modernize 600 locomotivesUnion Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) today reported...

Joint venture picks up 1158 acres for future rail-served park in Greater Houston

July 13th, 2022
July 11, 2022 - Bluebonnetnews.com -Liberty Development Partners, a joint effort between Connor Investment Real Estate and Logistics and Development Resources, today announced the acquisition of CMC Railroad and Gulf Inland Logistics Park, a 1,158-acre rail served industrial park. Adjacent...

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