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Southwestern Rail Conference is sold out

March 30th, 2022
March 29, 2022 - TRA Newswire - 300 attendees will get a front-row seat to hear freight and passenger rail experts discuss important issues of the day Thursday and Friday at the 18th Annual Southwestern Rail Conference in Dallas. As of...

UP: Self-financed freight rail will still enjoy infrastructure law benefits

January 7th, 2022
January 4, 2022 - Union Pacific Insights - By Andrew Brady, General Director/External Affairs - In a time when it seems like Washington can’t get even the smallest things done, one big win in 2021 for Union Pacific was the passage of...

Freight and passenger rail work better when they are partners

July 30th, 2021
July 30, 2021 - By Wes Lujan, AVP-External Relations, Union Pacific Railroad - Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic wiping out much of America’s passenger rail ridership, Union Pacific carried approximately 130,000 passengers across its network daily. In fact, UP has 106...

Full steam ahead: world's largest steam locomotive returns with 'The Big Boy 2021 Tour'

June 14th, 2021
June 14, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Fort Worth and Houston will get an up-close and personal look at Union Pacific's Big Boy No. 4014 in August, when the world's largest steam locomotive embarks on "The Big Boy 2021 Tour" Aug....

The Staggers Rail Act at 40 years: It's working!

October 14th, 2020
October 14, 2020 - TRA Editorial - Texas is a powerhouse, even in these unprecedented times that have brought disruption and upheaval, Texas is well-positioned for a robust recovery because of the very advantages—from our workforce to our infrastructure—that have made...

Denver-based rail firm acquires Gulf region KCS and UP-served terminals

August 6th, 2020
August 6, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Denver-based Alpenglow Rail, specializing in operating and growing rail businesses, has acquired two major Texas and Louisiana rail facilities from USA Rail Terminals.  The terminals, under the USA Rail banner, are owned by  Jim...

Texas auto plants a bright spot for rail car use during Coronavirus

July 7th, 2020
July 8, 2020 - TRA Newswire - With Texas auto manufacturing plants coming back to life while the Coronavirus continues to play havoc with the economy, it has resulted in more rail cars coming out of storage that carry new vehicles...

Q4 and 2019 revenues up at KCS, down at UP

February 3rd, 2020
January 23, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Kansas City Southern reported strong fourth quarter and full year 2019 results, driven by implementation of Precision Scheduled Railroading (PSR) principles while Union Pacific's revenue numbers fell in both the 4th quarter and for...

UP & KCS report 3rd quarter results: some ups and downs

October 18th, 2019
October 18, 2019 - TRA Newswire  - While Union Pacific Railroad (UP) posted a 7% overall decline in revenue for the third quarter of 2019, Kansas City Southern (KCS) did the exact opposite with a record 7% increase in revenue for...

UP's 150th anniversary Big Boy steam tour will make Texas stops

September 5th, 2019
Updated October 2, 2019 - TRA Newswire - Steam loco run will be "Great Race Across the Southwest' this fall. The world's largest steam locomotive, Union Pacific's Big Boy No. 4014, will embark on a third and final tour celebrating the 150th...

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