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Union Pacific plans to strengthen Illinois' and Missouri's transportation infrastructure by investing more than $20 million in the rail line between Chester and near Scott City, Mo.
United Transportation Union Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (UTU-SMART)-represented hostlers employed by Canadian National have ratified a new five-year agreement by a unanimous majority.
ACF Industries' rail car manufacturing plant in Milton, Pa., reopened its doors June 5, 2013 after four years of being shut down.
CSX and its transportation and intermodal terminals subsidiaries broke ground on a new intermodal terminal in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, QB, Canada, on June 3; the terminal is expected to open in 2015.
America's privately owned Class 1 freight railroads could lose revenue up to 80 percent of their entire annual capital budgets if a forced competition scheme proposed by the National Industrial…
Union Pacific published its 2012 Sustainability and Citizenship Report, underscoring the company's innovations in the areas of environmental stewardship, safe operations, employee well-being, community development and customer value, as well…
Billboards showing two feet poking out from a white sheet in a morgue have the tagline, "I raced a train and all I got was this lousy toe tag." Another…
The National Freight Advisory Committee (NFAC) has named its list of members, a diverse group of professionals that will provide advice and recommendations aimed at improving the national freight transportation…
Union Pacific started a grant program for community railroad safety initiatives. Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 will be provided to support initiatives that enhance railroad safety in Union Pacific…
Canadian National (CN) is accelerating work on the $33-million upgrading of its Whitehall Subdivision in Wisconsin to increase car-loading capacity and train velocity for the growing frac sand supply chains
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