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Alton Seeking Buyer For its Amtrak Station

Alton, Illinois, is making a push to save its existing Amtrak station, which once served the Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railroad.

The city has created a marketing brochure with the goal of finding a buyer for the station, which will close once the new Alton Regional Multi Modal Transportation Center opens later this year. 102 more words


Service Disruptions Loom for Texas Eagle, Crescent

Service disruptions will affect the Texas Eagle and Crescent in early 2017.

Between Jan. 9 and 15, the Chicago-San Antonio train will not stop at Arcadia, Missouri. 150 more words


Amtrak First Day Timetables

One of the many forgotten footnotes from Amtrak’s early years is how on May 1, 1971, many of Amtrak’s contract railroads published timetables just as they had done for decades. 354 more words


Union Pacific Railroad Helps Local Law Enforcement Promote Crossing Safety

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa- The Union Pacific Railroad held a law enforcement event on the tracks through the City of Marshalltown Monday.

Railroad police, along with members of the Marshalltown Police, and the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, and the Marshall County Attorney were on board a locomotive traveling past crossings in town. 228 more words


Sheriff: Illegally Dumped Brush May Have Caused Train Derailment

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities believe they know what caused a train to derail in eastern Minnesota last week.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the party responsible for dumping brush and logs near the railroad tracks at Quant and St. 58 more words


Crews Clear Derailed Train In Ellendale; Repairs Begin

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Crews have finished clearing a derailed train carrying flammable gas in southern Minnesota, allowing repairs on the track to begin.

Union Pacific Railroad announced Saturday that its Hazardous Materials Management Team had removed all of the flammable gas from the two rail cars carrying the gas in Ellendale. 108 more words


Union Pacific Train Derails Along St. Croix River

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Several cars of a Union Pacific train derailed along the St. Croix River early Tuesday morning.

According to the Union Pacific Railroad, around 2 a.m. 76 more words