RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Union Pacific Corp.

A collection of news and information related to Union Pacific Corp. published by this site and its partners.

Top Union Pacific Corp. Articles

Displaying items 67-77
  • Red Line south extension draws property value concerns

     Red Line south extension draws property value concerns
    The public should play a part in deciding how the CTA will compensate property owners in the path of the future Red Line south extension, South Side religious leaders said Wednesday, a proposal transit agency officials said isn’t viable because of...
  • Geneva woman found dead on railroad tracks

    Geneva woman found dead on railroad tracks
    A 32-year-old Geneva woman was found dead on the Union Pacific Railway tracks east of the Fox River on Sunday morning, authorities said. Just before 7 a.m., Geneva Police Department officers responded to a report of a woman lying on the tracks south...
  • Small town fights big-time truck traffic

    Small town fights big-time truck traffic
    Elwood residents have long tolerated growing tractor-trailer traffic that rattles homes, strains nerves and interrupts funeral processions to the nearby national military cemetery. But with 8,000 big rigs rolling through town each day, many say their...
  • Proposed Dunkin' Donuts draws concerns

    Proposed Dunkin' Donuts draws concerns
    A proposal for a Dunkin' Donuts drive-through in Glenview is drawing opposition from nearby residents who say they are concerned about congestion in the area. The Dunkin' Donuts would occupy an existing building at 1945 Willow Road just east of the...
  • State is moving to prevent spills of oil shipped by trains

    State is moving to prevent spills of oil shipped by trains
    Although most people think of oil spills in California as potential beachfront disasters, there is new anxiety in Sacramento about the surge of crude oil now coming through the state each day by train. Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers want to avoid the...
  • Breakdown of freight train delays Metrolink service to Riverside

    Breakdown of freight train delays Metrolink service to Riverside
    The breakdown of a four-mile-long Union Pacific freight train Thursday afternoon has delayed Metrolink service to Riverside since 1 p.m., railroad officials said. Mechanical problems forced the Union Pacific train to stop on Metrolink's Riverside Line...
  • More lawsuits are a foregone conclusion for California high-speed rail

    More lawsuits are a foregone conclusion for California high-speed rail
    When California voters approved $9 billion in funding for a bullet train in 2008, the ballot measure included the strictest engineering and spending controls ever placed on a major state project. Voters were told that the high-speed trains would hit 220...
  • Kennedy road work warnings could hurt business, Mag Mile group says

    Kennedy road work warnings could hurt business, Mag Mile group says
    The CTA and Metra will run longer trains over the weekend to accommodate an expected surge of riders avoiding increased congestion on Chicago-area highways due to demolition of the Ontario Street bridge downtown, which will reduce capacity on the...
  • Appeals court has tough questions for plaintiffs in bullet-train suit

    Appeals court has tough questions for plaintiffs in bullet-train suit
    A state appellate court panel on Friday zeroed in on technical and procedural issues that could signal trouble for Central Valley groups fighting California's proposed bullet train project. During an hour of oral arguments in Sacramento, the three-...
  • Thousands turn out for Little Leaguers: 'They are America's team'

    Thousands turn out for Little Leaguers: 'They are America's team'
    Chicago crowned its newest kings Wednesday, as thousands turned out to celebrate Jackie Robinson West's improbable run in the Little League World Series. ┬áThe players — most of whom had just started preschool the last time the city hoisted a...
  • Freight trains collide in Arkansas, killing 2 people, hurting 2 others

    Freight trains collide in Arkansas, killing 2 people, hurting 2 others
    Two people died and two others were injured after two Union Pacific trains carrying toxic chemicals collided in Arkansas early Sunday, officials said reported. A portion of the town of Hoxie was evacuated shortly after the 3 a.m. crash, according to the...