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Union Pacific Railroad

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  • Elmhurst plans railroad safety blitz

     
    The Elmhurst Police Department, along with the Union Pacific Railroad and Metra, will conduct a railroad safety blitz during the morning commute,  from 5:30 a.m. …...
  • Railroad closings begin today

     
    Railroad crossings in Des Plaines will close starting today for repair work, officials said. The Union Pacific Railroad crossing on Oakton Street, between Wolf and …...
  • The stories of two Pullman porters

     
    Ann M. Simmons wrote a moving article July 5 about Lee Wesley Gibson, who at 100 was believed to be the oldest living Pullman porter -- one of the uniformed railway men who served first-class passengers in a train’s luxurious......
  • Firecrackers thrown at home, and more

     
    The following items were taken from Glen Ellyn police department reports on Oct. 13: Alcohol arrests A 19-year-old female from Glendale Heights and a 17-year-old …...
  • Some Edens Spur lanes to reopen this weekend

     
    After months of construction, the western portion of the Edens Spur is scheduled to be back to normal this weekend, according to the Illinois Tollway …...
  • Woman falls for scheme and loses $1,000, and more

     
    These items were taken Nov. 5 from Elmhurst Police Department reports. Unlawful possession of a controlled substance A 28-year-old Addison man and a 23-year-old Lombard …...
  • Derailed: Glen Ellyn, West Chicago will not see historic train

     
    Despite some major campaigning efforts, the village of Glen Ellyn and several other Illinois communities will not be included on a historic steam engine train …...
  • Glen Ellyn gains steam in historic locomotive contest

     
    Glen Ellyn resident John Mulherin isn’t exactly a train enthusiast, but he is hoping the community is all board when it comes to winning the …...
  • New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez: We 'are not under-taxed; the government has simply over-spent'

     
    Nation's first Latina governor vows to veto new taxes and insists on cutting spending and waste....
  • Tracks reopen after freight train derails in Gurnee

     
    A train line reopened less than 24 hours after a cargo train derailed in Gurnee on Sunday, damaging about 500 feet of track, a railroad …...
  • IDOT collects input about expansion of high-speed rail

     
    With high-speed rail green-lighted for a portion of the Chicago-St. Louis corridor, IDOT officials on Tuesday held an open house in Joliet seeking input on …...