Tags: "Union Pacific"

25 Oct
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UP’s Dallas Intermodal Terminal gains a big neighbor in plastics / Expansion at Port Houston

October 25, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Katoen Natie and Union Pacific gathered with supporters today to formally break ground on a new state-of-the-art plastic packaging facility. Construction for the site is now underway at the Prime Pointe Industrial Park, ...

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20 Oct
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Union Pacific unveils commemorative locomotive honoring U.S. Armed Forces

October 20, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Union Pacific paid tribute to the United States armed forces by unveiling UP No. 1943 The Spirit locomotive at San Antonio’s Sunset Station Thursday. Only the 16th commemorative locomotive presented in Union Pacific’s ...

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18 Oct
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Houston groundbreaking: 2 million square foot complex to be UP rail served

October 18, 2017 – bizjournals.com – Houston-based Pontikes Development will soon break ground on a 3 million-square-foot speculative warehouse and distribution park near Port Houston. Most of the park will be rail served. JLL’s John Talhelm, who will be marketing the ...

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18 Oct
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Hurricane Harvey still disrupting some industries along the Texas coast / rail tallies cost

October 17, 2017 – Two related stories: Railroads, shippers assess damage wrought by two historic storms – ProgressiveRailroading.com – As of late September, railroads and transit agencies affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma were still evaluating the toll the devastating ...

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05 Oct
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Law enforcement, Union Pacific team up for safety

October 4, 2017 – Houston Chronicle – Long. Long. Short. Long. The clattering of the wheels rotating quickly across the rail joints were only silenced by the blaring audible by the engineer pulling the horn as they approached the intersection ...

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23 Sep
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Union Pacific & Operation Lifesaver celebrate Rail Safety Week in Texas communities & across Western U.S.

September 23, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Union Pacific will celebrate U.S. Rail Safety Week as part of its continued efforts to educate the public about staying safe near rail operations in its communities, Sept. 24-30, 2017. Outreach events are ...

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01 Sep
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Rail traffic begins slow return to Houston & Texas Gulf Coast after Harvey

September 1, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Around the edges rail traffic is starting to inch back after Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey devastated Houston and the Gulf Coast of Texas. Union Pacific Railroad reports that freight rail service in the Houston ...

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28 Aug
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Union Pacific & KCS give generous donations to Hurricane Harvey relief

UPDATED August 29, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Two Class 1 railroads in Texas have announced Hurricane Harvey relief funds to help those impacted by the disaster. Union Pacific today pledged $250,000 to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The funds ...

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17 Aug
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UP to lay off 500 managers, other rail workers

August 17, 2017 – Progressiverailroading.com – Union Pacific Railroad yesterday announced it will eliminate 500 management positions by mid-September as part of a cost-cutting measure. The Class I also intends to reduce 250 non-management positions during the same time period, UP ...

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21 Jul
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Coal & industrial products push Union Pacific 2Q profits higher

July 19, 2017 – mysanantonio.com – NEW YORK (AP) — Union Pacific Corp. reported a boost in second-quarter profit on Thursday as coal and industrial product shipments pushed revenue higher. The railroad operator saw healthy gains in coal shipments despite a ...

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