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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


Springfield Rail Relocation Work Begins

Work has begun to get Amtrak out of the street in Springfield, Illinois.

Amtrak’s Chicago-St. Louis trains have partial street running on Third Street in Springfield, but the plans are to add an additional track to a Norfolk Southern line (former Wabash) and move rail traffic off the Union Pacific (former Gulf, Mobile & Ohio) line now used by the… 170 more words


Riverfront Bridge Project Progresses in Jefferson City

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Plans to build a bridge in Jefferson City to improve riverfront access are advancing, according to Chamber of Commerce officials. 240 more words