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July 30, 2014
TUCSON, Ariz. – The first weekend of Sun Link streetcar service attracted 60,000 riders despite intense heat. Rides on July 26-27 were free, so quest... More »
UP - Matthew Griffin
OMAHA, Neb. – Union Pacific has conducted training for 80 emergency response personnel from Arkansas, Arizona, California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Mi... More »
WASHINGTON – Plans to rename Philadelphia’s busy 30th Street Station have advanced after the House approved a bill this week to rename the busy term... More »
DALLAS — Trinity Industries Inc. reports earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, including a 2-for-1 stock split completed during the qu... More »
SPENCER, N.C. – Volunteers with the FireUp611! organization are working on various projects in the next phase of the restoration effort of Norfolk & Western Class J 4-8-4 No. 611 at the Nort... More »
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VAUGHN, N.M. – BNSF Railway is beginning work this week on a $68 million project to construct a second main track between Carnero and Vaughn on its ex-San... More »
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