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September 2, 2014
MONTREAL – Attorneys and the union representing Montreal, Maine & Atlantic engineer Tom Harding and railway traffic controller Richard Labrie are aski... More »
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BUCKLIN, Mo. – White River Productions has acquired Railroad Model Craftsman and Railfan & Railroad magazines from Carstens Publications Inc., ef... More »
GEORGETOWN, Texas – Former Union Pacific Vice President Guerdon Sterling Sines has died at age 86. He was born in El Paso in 1928 and later lived in... More »
CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has announced a $102 million investment from the Illinois Jobs Now! capital program for a segment of Amtrak's Chicago-St... More »
FORT WORTH, Texas – Norfolk Southern, BNSF Railway, and GE Transportation are partnering to address sustainability in the rail industry. At the fourth ann... More »
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OMAHA, Neb. – Union Pacific has made multiple Operating Department appointments effective Sept. 1. Kenneth Hunt has been named vice president of tra... More »
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