Tags: "Union Pacific"

15 Feb
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Union Pacific reports fourth quarter Positive Train Control progress

February 15, 2018 – TRA Newswire – Union Pacific continues to make strides implementing positive train control (PTC). The company anticipates it will make all required deadlines for installing PTC on its network. As allowed by federal law, Union Pacific ...

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25 Jan
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Union Pacific Brazos Yard construction underway, largest facility capital investment in company history

January 25, 2018 –  TRA Newswire – UP also reports good 4th quarter results – Union Pacific Railroad has begun construction on its Brazos Yard in Robertson County, Texas. The $550 million rail yard represents the largest capital investment in ...

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15 Jan
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Houston-based company plans to invest $40 million in Kingfisher OK rail project

January 11, 2017 – KGOU.com – A Houston-based company is planning to invest up to $40 million in a rail spur and transportation loading center near Kingfisher. Sarah Terry-Cobo writes in the Journal Record that the development, by Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure, ...

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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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