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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...

Update: more rail lines restored in Texas Gulf Region following Hurricane Harvey

September 6th, 2017
September 6, 2017 - TRA Newswire  - Railroad crews didn't take time off from Labor Day weekend and were kept busy in recovery efforts along the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast following a battering by Hurricane Harvey and torrential flooding. Rail...

Union Pacific & KCS give generous donations to Hurricane Harvey relief

August 28th, 2017
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 will be...

Catastrophic flooding brings Texas Gulf Coast railroads to standstill

August 28th, 2017
UPDATED August 30, 2017 - TRA Newswire - Massive flooding caused by Hurricane / Tropical Storm Harvey has wreaked havoc with all modes of transportation, especially railroads, along the Texas Gulf Coast and around Houston.  All three Class I railroads that serve...

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