Employees, including maintenance-of-way workers, machinists and mechanics, of the Texas & Northern Railway Company voted to be represented by United Transportation Union's SMART Transportation Division.
The railroad, based in Lone Star, Texas, provides rail transportation service to U.S. Steel’s Texas Tubular operations, as well as other customers on its line, including A&A Coating, Friedman Pipe and Lone Star Specialties.
The Class 3 railroad comprises 7.6 miles of the trackage and 32 miles of storage tracks. It interchanges with Kansas City Southern operations at Veals Yard.
Texas & Northern Railway is a subsidiary of Pittsburgh-based Transstar, which also operates Union Railroad Company in Pennsylvania and Delray Connecting Railroad in Michigan.