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  • Union Pacific 1Q profit grows 6 percent but volume slows

    Union Pacific's first-quarter profit improved 6 percent but fell short of expectations as railroad shipping volume slowed 2 percent on weak coal demand and a labor dispute at West Coast ports. The Omaha, Nebraska, company reported $1.15 billion in net...
  • Union Pacific misses Street 1Q forecasts

    Union Pacific Corp. (UNP) on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $1.15 billion. On a per-share basis, the Omaha, Nebraska-based company said it had profit of $1.30. The results fell short of Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 13...
  • Plan to bridge dangerous Metrolink crossing stalled by lack of money

    Plan to bridge dangerous Metrolink crossing stalled by lack of money
    A proposed $30-million to $35-million grade separation project that would have prevented Tuesday's crash of a Metrolink commuter train in Oxnard has been delayed for years by a lack of money, officials said Wednesday. The planned overpass project, which...
  • California train crash: Investigators locate video of crash

    California train crash: Investigators locate video of crash
    Federal officials said Wednesday that they have obtained video taken inside a Metrolink commuter train that captures the moments before and after it hit a truck early Tuesday and derailed in an explosive crash. Investigators with the National...
  • Truck driver who caused California derailment arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run

    Truck driver who caused California derailment arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run
    A commuter train bound for Los Angeles derailed before dawn Tuesday in a fiery collision with an abandoned commercial pickup after the truck's driver took a wrong turn and got stuck on the tracks. There was a loud boom and the screech of brakes before...
  • Lincoln Hall Middle School to undergo $20M in renovations

    Lincoln Hall Middle School will undergo renovations amounting to about $20 million starting next year. The school on the 6800 block of Crawford Avenue in Lincolnwood is running out of room for its increasingly technology-driven curriculum. The aging...
  • Elwood police chief opposes reopening rail crossing

    Elwood's police chief is questioning the motive of state transportation officials in requesting a new hearing on the closing of a dangerous railroad crossing. Officials from the Illinois Department of Transportation and CenterPoint Properties want the...
  • Additional Amtrak trains planned for Glenview

    Rail transportation plans could add seven to 10 daily Amtrak Hiawatha trains coming through Glenview. Adding the train runs would impact the downtown Metra tracks east of Harlem Avenue and the Union Pacific line that crosses Lake Avenue and Shermer and...
  • Will Co. plans permit process to allow trucks access to intermodals

    With truck traffic being diverted from a popular route, Will County officials are planning to grant more overweight truck permits to allow the vehicles access to two intermodal facilities. County board members Feb. 19 are expected to vote on a permit...
  • Elmhurst officials report progress on flood work, including quarry

    Elmhurst officials report progress on flood work, including quarry
    Elmhurst Public Works Committee members heard this week that the city is making some progress on flood relief efforts, including preliminary plans for temporary storage at Elmhurst quarry. Meanwhile, officials are awaiting an expected Wednesday night...
  • Rauner puts hold on new Amtrak service, Huntley proceeds with station plan

    Rauner puts hold on new Amtrak service, Huntley proceeds with station plan
    Gov. Bruce Rauner's decision to freeze discretionary state spending and bar agencies from awarding contracts without administration consent puts a hold on Union Pacific and IDOT and their agreement with Huntley for a railway stop along the way from...