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.
The CREATE partners are pleased to announce Union Pacific has selected HDR to provide final track design and engineering services for the Union Pacific-led portion of the 80th Street Junction Replacements (EW2) project, a major component of CREATE’s 75th Street Corridor Improvement Project.
The Chicago Region Environment and Transportation Efficiency Program (CREATE) partners announced that $70 million in federal funds will soon be on the way to Chicago, allowing for a $170 million project to modernize a 2-mile stretch of rail lines that provide a critical connection for freight moving across the Chicago region.
A Union Pacific conductor was killed in August during a reverse movement on the railroad. The NTSB has released the preliminary report on the accident.
If your company is on the fence about whether or not to take sustainability or ESG initiatives by Class 1s, short lines, and transit railways seriously, let me encourage you to get on board.
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.
Work done on railroad track earlier in the day on Aug. 29 may have led to a derailment that killed a Union Pacific conductor.
The top news stories RT&S was covering the week ending Aug. 12.
Union Pacific will replace a bridge on its western Oregon line on Sunday.
The National Transportation Safety Board released its initial report on a July railroad collision.
When he got up on the morning of Aug. 8, David Starr had no thoughts of being an emergency flagger.
Geneva, Ill., has been waiting for a third rail to be constructed for quite some time, and officials said the project should begin next month.
The top news stories RT&S was following this week.
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.
The Lawrence, Kan., Police Department has released drone footage of the aftermath of the Union Pacific derailment that happened over the weekend.
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 top news stories of the week.