U.S., MoPac And Amtrak Missouri River Eagle History: It Went North/South And East/West All At The Same Time, Part II

By David Peironnet, Guest Commentator; September 24, 2021 Missouri Pacific Railroad’s Missouri River Eagle went north/south and east/west all at…

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U.S., MoPac And Amtrak Missouri River Eagle History: A Workhorse Train That Won The Day, Part One

By David Peironnet, Guest Commentator; September 17, 2021 Not many people remember Missouri Pacific Railroad’s Missouri River Eagle. Certainly not…

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Nebraska: Army Corps of Engineers says railroads did not have permission to build causeways in Platte River

By Michelle Bandur, KETV ABC 7; May 30, 2019 PLATTSMOUTH, Neb. — As two railroad causeways in Cass County come…

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Local View: Nebraska should rejoin rail compact

By RICHARD SCHMELING, Lincoln Journal Star; February 1, 2019 The failure of the Legislature to pass to restore Nebraska’s membership…

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Amtrak ridership in Iowa falls, but advocates still hope for Des Moines passenger train

By William Petroski, Des Moines Register; November 23, 2018 Amtrak ridership in Iowa is on a downward skid at the same time…

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Union Pacific to cut 475 jobs in first wave of planned reductions

By Lisa Baertlein, Reuters; October 23, 2018 (Reuters) – Railroad operator Union Pacific Corp (UNP.N) said on Tuesday it would…

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Man who stopped Amtrak’s California Zephyr in Nebraska gets federal prison time for terrorism charge

By LORI PILGER, Lincoln Journal Star; October 5, 2018 A judge in Nebraska has sentenced a Missouri man to 14…

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Missouri man accused of disabling Amtrak’s California Zephyr train in Nebraska pleads guilty to terrorism, gun charges

  By Paul Hammel / World-Herald Bureau, Omaha World-Herald; July 12, 2018 LINCOLN — A Missouri man with purported ties…

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Union Pacific facing dozen lawsuits alleging cancer-causing substances in workplace

  By Russell Hubbard, Staff Writer, Omaha World-Herald; February 15, 2018 A dozen former Union Pacific workers have filed identical…

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Attorney: Man accused of terrorism on Amtrak’s California Zephyr in Nebraska might not have known what he was doing

By RILEY JOHNSON, Lincoln Journal Star; February 13, 2018 A Missouri man accused of terrorism in an incident that stopped…

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Neo-Nazi’s Lawyer Says Train Terrorism Case ‘Blown Significantly Out Of Proportion’

By Ryan J. Reilly, Huffington Post; January 9, 2018 WASHINGTON ― An attorney for a neo-Nazi facing federal terrorism charges…

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FBI: Man with white supremacist ties stopped Amtrak train in rural Nebraska with intent to harm passengers

  By Andrew J. Nelson, Staff Writer, Omaha World-Herald; January 5, 2018 A Missouri man with connections to white supremacists…

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