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Union Pacific to perform $508 million in work among three states
Union Pacific released state investment plans for Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma that the railroad says will enhance community safety, as well as improve railroad efficiency.
STB releases FEIS for proposed Utah line
The Surface Transportation Board's Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) has issued a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed construction and operation of a 43-mile rail line between Levan…
Union Pacific plans $82 million in Louisiana and Missouri improvements
Union Pacific will invest a combined $82 million in to projects in Louisiana and Missouri in 2015. These improvements are part of the railroad's $4.2 billion capital investment for the…
KCS to increase Laredo Sub speeds following track improvements
Kansas City Southern will increase train speeds along its Laredo Subdivision from 49 to 59 mph. The subdivision runs from Laredo to Corpus Christi, Texas and the speed increase is…
KCS to open Wylie terminal in July
Kansas City Southern says a tentative opening date of July 11, 2015, has been set for its new, state-of-the-art intermodal facility in Wylie, Texas.
UP outlines $13 million Nebraska tie and ballast project
Union Pacific will strengthen Nebraska's transportation infrastructure investing more than $13 million in the rail line between Columbus and Grand Island. The project began May 21 and is scheduled to…
Heller and Booth assume additional responsibilities at Norfolk Southern
Jeffrey Heller and Cary Booth have assumed additional responsibilities in Norfolk Southern's intermodal department.
Port of Prince Rupert Road, Rail & Utility Corridor project complete
The Port of Prince Rupert has completed its CA$90-million (US$73 million) Road, Rail & Utility Corridor (RRUC), unlocking new terminal developments and market access for Canadian exporters.
House passes short-term transportation extension bill; APTA says effort a flop
The House of Representatives passed H.R. 2353, a short-term authorization extension that will provide surface transportation funding through July 31, 2015. The Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, sponsored…
Watco acquires two west Texas shortlines from Iowa Pacific Holdings
Watco Companies purchased two west Texas shortlines from Iowa Pacific Holdings, LLC, May 18, 2015. Watco Transportation Services (WTS) entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Texas and New…
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