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Modest gain for Union Pacific
Union Pacific reported 2017 first-quarter net income of $1.1 billion, or a record $1.32 per share, on operating income of $1.8 billion.
Union Pacific to invest millions in Nevada
Union Pacific plans to invest approximately $26.8 million in Nevada infrastructure in 2017. The investment is part of .
Union Pacific to spend $79 million on Louisiana infrastructure
Union Pacific is boosting safety and efficiency with an approximately $79 million infrastructure investment in Louisiana this year.
ASCE award for Parsons bridge project
Contractor Parsons announced that the McKinley Village Way Underpass in Sacramento, Calif. has been honored by the American Society of Civil Engineers, Sacramento Section, with the 2016 Outstanding Urban Land…
Union Pacific to invest $77M in Oregon
Union Pacific (UP) is investing approximately $77.1 million in Oregon infrastructure this year to increase safety and efficiency.
Metra launches 2017 construction program
Chicago’s Metra and its railroad partners announced plans to begin $216 million worth of infrastructure investments in 2017.
AAR: March sees sand, grain carload marks
Carloads on U.S. railroads grew by 7.3% in March from the same month a year ago, the Association of American Railroads reported.
NTSB: DOT-111 ethanol cars in UP wreck
The derailment and resulting fire involving a Union Pacific ethanol train in March included older DOT-111 tank cars, according to a preliminary government report.
A simple case of “confusion to the enemy”
The Mexicans are coming. The Mexicans are coming—and within verbal-indignities-hurling distance of President Donald J. Trump’s Palm Beach, Fla., Mar-a-Lago “Winter White House.”
Union Pacific consolidates Pocatello service unit
Union Pacific announced it is consolidating its Pocatello Service Unit management with its Portland and Utah service units, effective April 1.
Idaho weather disrupts BNSF, UP, MRL and Amtrak services
Deep snowpack at higher elevations, an early spring thaw, and heavy rainfall are severely affecting rail lines in the Pacific Northwest, particularly in the panhandle of northern Idaho.
Coal leads weekly rail traffic gains
Coal led all gainers as rail traffic in the U.S. totaled 521,607 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending March 4, up 1.8 percent from the same week in…
New Year sets record for Port of LA
The Port of Los Angeles marked the busiest January in its history as overall container traffic surged 17.4% from the same month a year ago.
Oroville Dam emergency delaying UP trains
The Oroville Dam emergency is causing delays of 24-48 hours for Union Pacific freight moving between Oregon, Washington and Southern California.
Union Pacific sees delays through Nevada, PNW
Withering winter weather is playing havoc with Union Pacific trains from Nevada up through the Pacific Northwest.
New Orleans Public Belt for sale
A private operator is being sought for the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad, which operates more than 100 miles of track connecting to six major railroads in the Crescent City.
UP: "Declines moderate in 4Q"
Union Pacific Corporation on Jan. 19 reported 2016 fourth-quarter net income of $1.1 billion, or $1.39 per diluted share compared to $1.31 per diluted share, in fourth-quarter 2015.
Union Pacific acquires Railex LLC Assets
Union Pacific announced Jan. 3 its acquisition of Railex LLC's refrigerated and cold storage distribution assets in Delano, Calif.; Wallula, Wash.; and Rotterdam, N.Y. Acquisition does not include Railex Wine…
NRC awards Small Project of 2016
On Dec. 21, 2016, the National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) named the Walong to Marcel 2nd Track project by Granite Construction as the 2016 Small Project of the…
OmniTRAX reactivates grain silo with West Plains LLC and Port of Brownsville
OmniTRAX, Inc., announced Dec. 14 that it worked with the Port of Brownsville to help facilitate the lease of a large grain-handling facility to West Plains LLC at the Port.…
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