Published on : Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Union Pacific Railroad reminds drivers to use caution at railroad crossings while traveling in their vehicles this Memorial Day weekend.
“Memorial Day weekend is one of the busiest vehicle travel days during the year, and we want drivers to use caution when they cross railroad tracks and safely arrive at their destinations,” said Robert Morrison, Union Pacific Chief of Police.
“It can take a mile or more for a train to stop, and, by the time a...Read Full Story
Connecticut's governor says prepare for an "extremely challenging" commute
150 buses will carry passengers around the section of damaged track
One patient is in critical condition, four others are hospitalized after a derailment
Investigators are focusing on a broken rail but don't suspect foul play
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(CNN) -- Telecommuting and carpooling are the recommended options for folks who would normally take the train between New Haven...Read Full Story
A Connecticut state investigator examines the scene of a Metro-North train collision on Saturday, May 18, in Fairfield, Connecticut. Two commuter trains collided during rush hour on Friday, sending dozens to the hospitals and shutting down a busy section of track, which is expected to affect commuters for weeks to come.
Construction equipment is moved in to place. The wreckage will not be removed until investigators finish examining the site, which may be Sunday.
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Union Pacific Railroad received the 2012 President’s Award for Logistics Excellence from Toyota Logistics Services. The annual honor, which Union Pacific won for the second consecutive year, recognizes overall logistics excellence among rail carriers. The President’s Award is Toyota’s highest supplier distinction.Read Full Story