By Randy Wyrick, Vail Daily; March 22, 2020
A federal agency will not force Union Pacific to sell a railroad line that rolls through the valley.
A Kansas-based grain producer, KCVN, wants to buy Union Pacific’s Tennessee Pass railroad line to create a more direct route to West Coast markets and ports. Union Pacific said no, so KCVN asked the Surface Transportation Board to force Union Pacific to sell. The STB refused.