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Timeless Union Pacific Shield Reflects Iconic Brand

The iconic Union Pacific Railroad shield with its distinctive red, white and blue color scheme dates back to an original design that’s more than 130 years old, making the logo one of the oldest in continuous use in the United States. The railroad often appears on top 10 lists of historic American brands, notably as the only railroad and only business without direct sales to the public.

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High-Speed Increase in Brightline Fares

Until September 2023, Brightline, Florida’s private-sector passenger railroad, had only operated between Miami and West Palm Beach. Then, on Sept. 22, the railroad extended service to a new station at Orlando International

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29th Annual AAR Research Review Round-Up

As one of the sponsors for the 29th Annual AAR Research Review hosted by MxV Rail, Railway Track & Structures headed to Pueblo. From April 23 to 25, MxV Rail hosted the 29th Annual AAR Research Review at

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RUN Conference Tackling L-D Trains

Amtrak’s skeletal network of long-distance (L-D) passenger trains is the same size now as it was in 1971, when “America’s Railroad” was founded—14 routes. Advocates around the nation are pushing for that