Month: June 2021

Union Pacific plans to add sidings in strategic areas

Upgrades will help railroad compete against trucking, company says By Joanna Marsh for freight Among Union Pacific’s (NYSE: UNP) $2.8 billion in capital investments in 2021 are additions or extensions of sidings at a number of points along its network. Sidings enable one train to meet and pass another. Adding sidings that can accommodate longer […]

Jobs Available at the FRA

Click here to see available FRA positions on the USAJobs site. How to Apply: Follow the directions in the vacancy announcement. Most positions will require you to apply on-line through USAJOBS, but some positions will require you to send your application to the address listed in the vacancy announcement.  Click here for more information and a listing […]

RRB Issues Statements of Service

Each year, the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) prepares a Form BA-6, “Certificate of Service Months and Compensation,” for every railroad employee with creditable railroad compensation in the previous calendar year. The RRB will mail the forms to employees during the first half of June. Anyone with compensation reported in 2020 who has not received […]

Congressman urges Union Pacific to reconsider

BY PENNYLYNN WEBB for Congressman Lance Gooden is going to battle with Union Pacific on behalf of Anderson County and the city of Palestine. On Friday, Gooden sent a letter to Union Pacific CEO Lance M. Fritz urging him to reconsider closing the Palestine Car Facility. Union Pacific Railroad met with Palestine staff April […]

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June 2021