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14 acre transload Texas Gulf Coast site acquired by Chemvest Holdings, served by BNSF and UP

June 17th, 2024
June 17, 2024 - Bluebonnetnews.com -Chemvest Holdings US Inc. has recently completed the acquisition of a 13.7-acre, rail-served site at Gulf Inland Logistics Park, a development overseen by Liberty Development Partners. This strategic move expands the company’s operations and enhances...

Freight rail is slowing down and we're not talking about speed

October 26th, 2023
October 26, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Class 1's, including those that operate in Texas and the Southwest are lowering their outlook for the year after volumes continued to slide in the 3rd quarter.Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC) CEO Keith Creel...

Texas' slowest train: STB opens investigation into On-Time Performance of Amtrak’s Sunset Limited

July 11th, 2023
July 11, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Today the Surface Transportation Board (STB) opened an investigation into the on-time performance of Amtrak's Sunset Limited long-distance passenger train that runs between New Orleans and Los Angeles, along the I-10 corridor through Texas.  Amtrak...

Texas peace officer turned Union Pacific safety supervisor preaches "Always Expect A Train"

July 4th, 2023
July 4, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Buck Russell is a Senior Supervisor, Public Safety for Union Pacific Railroad.In his words..... My story begins back when I was a police officer in South Texas 26 years ago. I was dispatched to...

Competition heats up for rail freight business on Class 1's and Texas is at the epicenter

June 28th, 2023
June 28, 2023 - TRA Newswire -In less than 90 days, all of the Class 1 railroads that operate in Texas have gone on the offensive to either create new business or see how they can funnel existing freight business...

Class 1's starting to get competitive in Texas markets, finally waking up to trucks, other RR's stealing share?

May 31st, 2023
May 31, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Union Pacific is the latest Class 1 railroad to announce faster, direct intermodal service from Texas to other key markets. UP announced Tuesday that it will provide a direct, quicker intermodal service from Port...

NTSB early report: Misaligned switch caused 2 UP trains to crash

May 26th, 2023
May 26, 2023 - TRA Newswire -The Federal Railroad Administration has issued a safety advisory following a National Transportation Safety Board preliminary report on a crash involving two Union Pacific trains in Chico Texas, 45 miles north of Fort Worth.According to...

Suit filed in fed court: Union Pacific wants a do-over in the recent CPKC merger

May 7th, 2023
May 7, 2023 - TRA Newswire - Union Pacific is not happy with the recent Surface Transportation Board decision that allowed the merger of Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) into the new CPKC. UP has filed suit in...

Amtrak's Texas Eagle to operate at higher speeds, but not in the Lone Star state

May 6th, 2023
May 6, 2023 - TRA Newswire -The good news is that the daily Texas Eagle, operating from San Antonio to Chicago, will be running faster at 100 miles per hour, shaving time off its run. The bad news is that...

Complaints of "crewless trains" running in Houston are unfounded

May 6th, 2023
May 6, 2023 - TRA Newswire -An April 26th Opinion Column in the Houston Chronicle intimated that because some signs say "locomotive cabs may be unoccupied" they pose a danger when Union Pacific trains are moved from one nearby yard...

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