The COVID-19 pandemic has hammered all sectors of the transportation industry. Freight-carrying railroads have also been hit, but not to the degree of airlines and auto manufacturers.
ROANOKE, Va. — Jeff Hollandsworth was told to do something recently that he had never done before in his many years working for Norfolk Southe…
Union Pacific wants a court to invalidate an 1872 pact requiring it to keep a certain number of jobs in an east Texas town indefinitely.
Union Pacific a year ago became the latest rail carrier to implement precision scheduled railroading, an operational tactic that in recent years has been fundamentally changing the railroad industry across the country. But that drive for efficiency has also taken a big toll on the workforce of one of Omaha’s largest and most important employers.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Federal safety officials ruled Tuesday that yet another fatal train crash in the United States has been caused by human errors.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration has withdrawn a proposal for freight trains to have at least two crew members, nullifying a me…
Railroad and history buffs gathered at the front steps of the Union Pacific Railroad Museum in Council Bluffs late Friday afternoon to mark the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad.
A man driving a tractor in eastcentral Nebraska was killed Thursday when his tractor collided with a train.
The collision occurred about 7:45 a.m. at Horseshoe Lake, the Cass County Sheriff's Office said.
IOWA CITY (AP) - Two Iowa women who lost limbs when they were struck while trying to climb through trains that were blocking the road sued the…
Some places saw more than 2 feet of snow by late Wednesday. Montville, New Jersey, got more than 26 inches from the nor'easter.
WASHINGTON (AP)—The railroad industry is playing down expectations that a safety technology that could have prevented recent deadly train cras…
A new fleet of petrochemical plants on the Texas Gulf Coast is expected to increase volumes on the region’s freight railroads, which include Omaha’s Union Pacific and Berkshire Hathaway-owned BNSF.
Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has warned the railroad industry that it is expected to meet the deadline at the end of this year.