The diversity of its commodity groups and a big post-winter business boost helped Union Pacific Corp. set four all-time quarterly financial records in the second quarter.The new high-water marks include operating revenue, which climbed 10 percent to $6 billion; operating income, which jumped 17 percent to $2.2 billion; diluted earnings, which ballooned 21 percent to $1.43 per share; and the operating ratio (OR), which improved 2.2 points to 63.5 compared with second-quarter 2013 results. 263 more words
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I love to meander.
Frequently while aimlessly exploring I’ll stumble upon a town I’ve known in name only. California is a very large state, and I may know ABOUT a region or ABOUT a city or town, but if I’ve read something interesting I want to see for myself. 644 more words
TARRANT COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – When looking at North Texas traffic and congestion it’s not only area highways that need new lanes. One railroad is planning a major expansion in Tarrant County. 532 more words
During the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad, an elaborate trestle bridge was built across a large canyon in the Rockie Mountains. Wanting to test the bridge, the chief engineer loaded a train with enough extra cars and equipment to double its normal payload, drove it onto the bridge and left it there a whole day. 99 more words
The Texas Eagle will not operate in Texas between Fort Work and San Antonio for two months with buses providing substitute transportation.
The service interruption is due to track work being performed by Union Pacific and by BNSF Railway. 37 more words