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U.S. railroad operator Union Pacific’s quarterly profit jumps 59%

Story published by July 22 (Reuters) – Top U.S. railroad operator Union Pacific Corp (UNP.N) reported a 59% jump in its quarterly profit on Thursday, as it shipped more industrial chemicals, metals, petroleum, and liquefied petroleum gas. The company’s net income for the second quarter, that ended on June 30, rose to $1.798 billion from $1.13 […]

TTX Still Looking to Fill Several Open Carmen Positions

TTX still has several open positions due to the uptick of traffic. They have exhausted all of their furloughed Carmen lists available for recall and are in desperate need of Carmen in the following locations: Chicago, ILDenver, COHarrisburg, PAChambersburg, PALos Angeles & the surrounding areasAtlanta, GAGardner, KSNorth Baltimore, OHJacksonville, FLSpokane, WAFlat Rock, MINorfolk, VADallas, TX […]

Union Plus “Summer of Savings” for TCU Members

It’s a summer of savings with Union Plus on travel, car rentals, theme park tickets, vacation tours and more. Plus, TCU/IAM members will have a chance to enter a sweepstakes to win one of ten $50 prizes or one of two Grand Prize of $500, sweepstakes end July 21, 2021. Enter today at Summer travel […]

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 […]

House Leaders Request Study on the Impacts of Precision Scheduled Railroading on Workers, Safety and Shippers

Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Railroads Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ) are requesting the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to examine the impacts of precision scheduled railroading (PSR) on workers, safety, freight shippers, passenger railroads, and long-term management of the nation’s railroads. “PSR in practice means the bottom […]

Railroad inspector charged with falsifying hazardous materials reports

Tremelle Sykes is charged with filing reports on inspections that never happened By Noi Mahoney for A former Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) inspector in Texas has been charged with lying on official documents related to the transportation of hazardous materials. Tremelle Sykes, 54, was indicted on eight counts of false statements, according to a […]

New Cleveland Clinic Cardiac Program Available to TCU Members Covered Under the National Health and Welfare Plan, GA-23000

A new program and resource is now available to TCU/IAM members and their eligible dependents covered under the Railroad Employees National Health and Welfare Plan, GA-23000, the Plan. The Cleveland Clinic Cardiac Care Program is now available to all members covered under the Plan.  The program provides qualified candidates world-class heart care at one of the […]

Auto and Homeowner’s Insurance Program for TCU/IAM members!

TCU/IAM members take advantage of discounted activities with Union Plus!

  • Up to 25% on Car Rentals with Avis, Budget, Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Payless
  • Book flights and hotels together and save with Expedia
  • Tours and restaurant discounts
  • Discounts for water/theme parks, concerts and sporting events tickets
  • Save up to 24% on movie theater eTickets

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August 2021