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Severe storms play havoc with freight and passenger rail operations in Texas

May 30th, 2024
May 30, 2024 - TRA Newswire -The steady drumbeat of severe storms in Texas this month affected both the movement of freight and passengers across the state. Severe storms from Houston to New Orleans earlier this month had Union Pacific Railroad...

NTSB early report: Misaligned switch caused 2 UP trains to crash

May 26th, 2023
May 26, 2023 - TRA Newswire -The Federal Railroad Administration has issued a safety advisory following a National Transportation Safety Board preliminary report on a crash involving two Union Pacific trains in Chico Texas, 45 miles north of Fort Worth.According to...

A fiery Fort Worth train derailment could change how railroads handle hazardous cargo

April 30th, 2019
April 26, 2019 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Gordon Dickson - Some tanker cars involved in a fiery train derailment Wednesday in south Fort Worth were older model rail cars that are considered less safe for transporting flammable liquids than newer models, federal...

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