The Romance of the Rail in West Texas

By Sterry Butcher, Texas Monthly; March 2019 It began this summer, when we slept with our windows open. The first…

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Union Pacific Reports Positive Train Control Progress: Installation Completed and Passenger Routes Implemented

A press release from Union Pacific Railroad; February 5, 2019: Omaha, Nebraska Union Pacific installed Positive Train Control (PTC) equipment…

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Wisconsin: Union Pacific’s Butler Yard eliminates positions as railroad company streamlines operations

By Natalie Wickman, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; February 5, 2019 The rail yard that contributed to the beginnings of the village…

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Utah Governor Herbert officially declares 2019 as the ‘Year of the Train’

By MITCH SHAW Standard-Examiner; February 2, 2019 SALT LAKE CITY — 2019 is officially train time in Utah. With a…

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The centennial of the transcontinental railroad all but excluded the Chinese workers who helped build it. As Utah marks the 150th anniversary, their stories are being told.

By Scott D. Pierce, The Salt Lake Tribune; February 3, 2019 They’re extraordinary pieces of history — three gleaming ceremonial…

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Union Pacific’s customer conversations ‘haven’t been easy’ amid PSR transition

By Emma Cosgrove, Supply Chain Drive; January 28, 2019 Dive Brief: Union Pacific (UP) is ahead of schedule on its…

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Union Pacific sues to fire worker who defecated on railcar

By Christopher Vondracek, The Washington Times; January 28, 2019 Union Pacific is asking a federal judge to allow it to…

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Local newspaper columnist says Huntley, Illinois could be on track for passenger train service

By Kurt Begalka, Northwest Herald; January 28, 2019 In the 1850s, railroads changed the landscape of McHenry County. Now it…

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