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UP's Port Houston dockside service: 1 year already and it just keeps expanding

July 12th, 2024
July 12, 2024 - TRA Newswire - Eliminating a cumbersome move from ship-to-truck-to-rail at Union Pacific Railroad's Port Houston on-dock service is paying off with additional inland markets added in 2024.The sucessful service, which began in May 2023, enables intermodal containers...

Union Pacific announces 5 large scale industrial rail parks, 2 in Texas

July 3rd, 2024
July 2, 2024 - TRA Newswire -Union Pacific Railroad is on the prowl for new locations that can host large-scale industrial rail parks and, this week, announced five centers across their network to provide transportation solutions to business and industries.Focus...

Union Pacific's "Big Boy" 4014 to steam across Texas this fall, will visit Fort Worth and Houston

June 18th, 2024
June 18, 2024 - TRA Newswire -Union Pacific's "Heartland of America Tour" that starts August 29 in Cheyenne, Wyoming will see its legendary steam locomotive Big Boy No. 4014 whistle its way through towns and cities in Texas by early...

NorthEast Texas TexAmericas Center receives Union Pacific Focus Site designation

June 17th, 2024
June 6, 2024 - KTBS.com -A NorthEast Texas industrial site is working with Union Pacific Railroad to bring more economic development opportunities to the region.The TexAmericas Center in Hooks was recently chosen to participate in the Union Pacific focus site program....

Severe storms play havoc with freight and passenger rail operations in Texas

May 30th, 2024
May 30, 2024 - TRA Newswire -The steady drumbeat of severe storms in Texas this month affected both the movement of freight and passengers across the state. Severe storms from Houston to New Orleans earlier this month had Union Pacific Railroad...

US Intermodal gains momentum amid trucking challenges: Port of Houston UP on-dock rail service noted

April 30th, 2024
April 29, 2024 -globaltrademag.com -Following a period of sluggish performance, US intermodal traffic is on the rise, signaling potential for further growth. Union Pacific’s new route between Chicago and southern California, along with the addition of on-dock rail service at...

Tony Hatch at the Southwestern Rail Conference: There's a fight for the soul of the North American freight rail industry

April 23rd, 2024
April 23, 2023 - TRA Newswire - Independent freight rail analyst Tony Hatch, at the Southwestern Rail Conference, said that freight railroads face daunting challenges from hedge funds that see Class 1's in excellent financial condition, the best shape they have...

Texas shipper news: big expansion at UP-served Taylor rail park; Stratford grain handling facility to be served by BNSF

April 8th, 2024
April 8, 2024 - TRA Newswire -Rail business keeps getting better in Texas. Near Austin in the Central Texas city of Taylor and in the Texas Panhandle at Stratford.In Taylor, outside of Austin, three companies have purchased substantial tracts of land in...

Did you see the longest wind turbine blade train traveling through Texas?

March 15th, 2024
March 15, 2024 - TRA Newswire -A recent shipment of wind turbine blades from a Colorado manufacturer to delivery at the Port of Brownsville, Texas broke an all-time record for a shipment by rail as it traveled through the state.From...

Texas Appeals Court says Union Pacific can shut down its Palestine Shops, but wait.......

March 11th, 2024
March 9, 2024 - PalestineHerald.com - After a win in 2023, Anderson County suffered a loss in 12th Court of Appeals in February.Thursday, Feb. 22 the 12th Court of Appeals issued an opinion declaring the 1954 agreement between Palestine and Union...

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