At RT&S, we like to highlight construction projects and milestones whenever possible. Union Pacific recently announced the completion of a siding extension in New Mexico.
Union Pacific is about to embark on a major tie project over 45 miles of its Metra UP-North Line. The portion of the line receiving the new ties runs from Kenosha and Chicago, and the work will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 20.
Union Pacific told customers in a service announcement that a curfew for train movement has been initiated in the area of Oakridge, Ore., due to the Cedar Creek fire.
Union Pacific will replace a bridge on its western Oregon line on Sunday.
Service on Amtrak’s Capitol Corridor was shut down for nine hours Friday after a Union Pacific front-load tractor was struck by a Capitol Corridor train.
Union Pacific is making land claims out west, and it is leading people to believe the Class 1 is preparing for a line expansion.
Advances in technology have always moved the railroad forward.
The city of Houston and Harris County, Texas, are planning on suing Union Pacific over a site that they are calling “contaminated” in the city’s Fifth Ward.
Replacing a 110-year-old bridge in 48 hours is an ambitious task no matter who you ask; accomplishing it in 30 hours deserves a major acknowledgement. A cross-functional Union Pacific team recently did just that in Iowa.
The National Transportation Safety Board released its completed investigation report on a Union Pacific derailment that occurred nearly two years ago. The derailment cased a hazardous material release and fire.
Union Pacific Railroad has announced that it will embark on a major tie project on the UP-West Line beginning Wednesday, June 8.
Union Pacific was hauling away a local landmark late last week in Liberty, Texas.
Oklahoma has been hit with heavy rains this week, causing washouts for Union Pacific.
We only cover steam and heritage activities when something truly special is happening, which is pretty rare. However . . .
Union Pacific’s famed Big Boy No. 4014 is set to return to the tracks this summer for its “West Coast Steam Tour.”
Developed by the railroad’s own employees, the new spraying technology boosts its ability to manage vegetation while translating to more efficiency for Union Pacific’s entire 23-state network.
The city of Tempe, Ariz., and Union Pacific have come to terms on a lawsuit settlement that involved a derailment in Tempe Town Lake in 2020.
Utah county says road projects are being held ‘hostage’ by Union Pacific; House bill addresses problem
The Utah state legislature will have the opportunity to negotiate through what has been called a hostage situation involving railroad crossings.
Part tie pickup, part brush cutter, part ditch cleaner, the new Maintenance of Way train might just be the most versatile piece of equipment in Union Pacific’s arsenal.
Automated trucks will soon begin hauling freight for Union Pacific in one western lane.