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UP Board approves $3.75 billion 2016 capital plan The Union Pacific Board of Directors approved the company's 2016 capital plan of approximately $3.75 billion, down about $550 million versus 2015. The plan includes $375 million to further implement Positive Train Control.

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The Union Pacific Board of Directors approved the company's 2016 capital plan of approximately $3.75 billion, down about $550 million versus 2015. The plan includes $375 million to further implement Positive Train Control. UP originally revealed...
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Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith and local elected officials visited the site of a proposed $42-million grade-separation project in Moorhead.   The current intersection poses a public safety risk and causes regular delays for area residents and...
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The Arizona Corporation Commission approved an upgrade to a busy Tucson Union Pacific railroad crossing that will improve safety and traffic flow.   The project will remove the at-grade crossing at I-10 and Ina Road. I-10 will...
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Norfolk Southern has a planned capital improvement budget of $2.1 billion in 2016, which is $300 million less than its record $2.4 billion capital plan in 2015.   Most areas of in the NS capital plan will...
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BNSF Railway released plans for a $4.3 billion 2016 capital expenditure program focuses on helping to ensure the company continues to operate a safe and reliable network this year and beyond.   BNSF's record setting $6 billion...

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Norfolk Southern has made a strategic plan designed to streamline operations and drive profitability and growth. The railroad's projected expense reduction and disciplined cost control initiatives are in the categories of compensation and benefits, purchased...
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) released its first "State of the Industry Report" focusing on the key challenges, accomplishments and innovations within the freight railroad industry. This initial, five-chapter edition details the industry's investments...
Canadian Pacific has appointed Matthew Paull to the CP Board of Directors effective immediately, replacing Paul Hilal, who has resigned from the board.   Hilal, who was chair of the Management Resources and Compensation Committee and member...
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Amtrak and the Southern Rail Commission (SRC) are conducting a tour to examine new ideas for intercity passenger rail by operating an inspection train from New Orleans, La., to Jacksonville, Fla., on Feb. 18 and...
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Kansas City Southern estimates its 2016 capital program will be between $580-590 million, which represents an approximate 10 percent decline from its $649 million program in 2015.   Maintenance commands 45 percent of the program, followed by...