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Union Pacific railroad trims volume outlook for rest of 2019

Sep. 4, 2019 6:33 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific expects to haul less freight in the second half of the year than it previously predicted, which isn't a good sign for the economy. The Omaha, Nebraska-based railroad said Wednesday that the volume of cars, construction materials, grain and imported goods it will haul in the...

Union Pacific worker dies in Texas, pinned between 2 tankers

Aug. 21, 2019 3:55 PM EDT

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Investigators say a Union Pacific worker has died after being pinned between two railway tanker cars in Southeast Texas. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says 39-year-old Travis Andrepont of Louisiana was killed before dawn Tuesday in Beaumont. Officials didn't immediately...

Railroads face a freight slowdown

Jul. 25, 2019 11:05 AM EDT

Railroads are warning investors that freight shipments will continue to fall this year as the Trump administration's trade fights hamper exports and cheap natural gas causes coal deliveries to dwindle. CSX and Union Pacific both reported a slowdown in freight hauling during the second quarter. The railroads...