U.S., Illinois: Train service from Rockford to Chicago takes next step

By ABC 17 WTVO News; September 24, 2020 ROCKFORD, Ill (WTVO) — The quest to bring passenger rail service between…

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U.S., Surface Transportation Board defers decision in Chicago Metra-Union Pacific dispute over commuter-rail service

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; August 11, 2020 The Surface Transportation Board (STB) last week declined to intervene in an ongoing…

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U.S.: Why Celebrities Flock to This Tiny Town in Idaho

By Sarah Kuta, Fodor’s Travel; January 11, 2020 Sun Valley was the place to be in the 1930s and 40s,…

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George H.W. Bush Funeral Train Story ‘Uniting America: The President’s Final Journey’ to air on Discovery Channel

A press release from Union Pacific Railroad; August 1, 2019: The story of George H.W. Bush’s funeral train “Uniting America:…

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America Celebrates the Transcontinental Railroad

A press release from Union Pacific Railroad; May 2, 2019: The completion of the Transcontinental Railroad May 10, 1869, is…

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Union Pacific Announces 150th Anniversary Celebration Commemorating Transcontinental Railroad’s Completion

A press release from Union Pacific Railroad; April 10, 2019: OMAHA, Neb., April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Union Pacific will…

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From Union Pacific Railroad – The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West

A press release from Union Pacific Railroad; July 16, 2018: Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE: October 6, 2018 – January…

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California train service halted south of Santa Barbara due to mudslides, flooding

By Gabby Ferreira, The Tribune; January 9, 2018 Mudslides and flooding have closed the railroad south of Santa Barbara, according…

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Railroads, shippers assess damage wrought by two historic storms

By Julie Sneider, Senior Associate Editor, Progressive Railroading Magazine; October 2017 As of late September, railroads and transit agencies affected…

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Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley rail service is an old idea whose time has come again

By The Editorial Board, The Sacramento Bee; October 4, 2017 The prospect that new trains could be delivering passengers to…

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Catch an Amtrak toward L.A. from midtown Sacramento? Train officials propose new service.

By Tony Bizjak, The Sacramento Bee; October 4, 2017 It’s been nearly a half century since the last passenger trains…

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