Union Pacific

WSP USA, the former WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, made significant contributions on rail projects which recently received awards from the California Transportation Foundation (CTF).
Traffic on U.S. railroads totaled 486,474 carloads and intermodal units, up 0.8% compared with the same week in 2016.
Union Pacific and its rail partners plan to up the frequency of its Cold Connect refrigerated produce service with an eye on expanded market opportunities for Idaho potatoes in New…
Total U.S. rail traffic was 534,140 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending Sept. 2, down 0.9% from the same week a year ago.
Union Pacific provided a second quarter update on its progress regarding implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC) and notes it has made strides toward its 2018 goal.
Intermodal traffic again outpaced overall rail freight for the week ending August 26 as imports flowed in for the retail holiday season, according to the Association of American Railroads.
Union Pacific said it has begun the process of inspecting and repairing track and other infrastructure following the destructive effects of Hurricane Harvey.
Amid suspended operations throughout the region, Union Pacific pledged $250,000 to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
Railroads serving Houston and the surrounding region have suspended service as heavy rain and flooding following Hurricane Harvey continues to rake the region.
Improved carload traffic has led BNSF Railway to recall about 4,000 of a total 5,000 workers furloughed in 2016.
Port Freeport, Texas, broke ground for construction of Phase 1 of the Parcel 14 Rail Development expansion project.
Union Pacific on Aug. 16 said that by mid-September, 750 jobs from its 42,000-person work force will be eliminated—500 from management, 250 from the rank and file—saving the railroad approximately…
Total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 548,790 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending August 12, up 2.75% compared with the same week in 2016.
The Association of American Railroads and advocacy organization GoRail have honored Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) with the Railroad Achievement Award.
Don’t look directly at the eclipse, viewers are warned, with Union Pacific adding: Stay off our tracks.
The Association of American Railroads said U.S. rail traffic for the week ending Aug. 5, 2017 totaled 554,822 carloads and intermodal units, up 4.3% compared with the same week a…
The Association of American Railroads said U.S. rail traffic for the week ending July 29 was 550,356 carloads and intermodal units, up 2.5% from the same week a year ago.
Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure announced a new seven-year contract with an unnamed major customer to handle frac sand unit trains through a transload facility it is developing on the Union Pacific…
Construction is slated to start this month on a $184-million wheat straw pulp mill in Southeast Washington state, the first of its kind and the first new pulp facility of…
Union Pacific Railroad’s “Nebraska150 Express” heritage train will tour the state August 4-6, to mark the 150th anniversary of the territory’s entry into the Union.
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