Tag: St. Louis

UP: America’s Lifeline — Supplying Communities with the Goods to Survive a Pandemic

Editor’s Note: The following story was posted on the Community area of the Union Pacific website. It is shared here in its entirety, with permission. We think it presents a useful example of what the rail industry is doing as an essential service in the national supply chain, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

CloudMoyo Crew Management Solution to Transform Crew Scheduling and Rostering at Terminal Railroad

ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis (TRRA) and CloudMoyo (CM) announced today that TRRA has selected CloudMoyo Crew Management (CCM) solution for implementation across all locations to ensure better crew availability, intelligent rostering, and lowered costs with better crew utilization. The next-generation, cloud-based CCM solution leverages the scale of the Microsoft Azure cloud platform and […]

PRO Act vote shows who is and isn’t on the side of workers

By CARL GREENIllinois Correspondent The St. Louis region’s representatives in Congress voted true to their parties’ positions Feb. 6 in the House’s passage of the PRO Act, a strengthening of Labor unions and their members. The Democrats voted for it, but every Republican representing this region voted against the measure to protect the rights of […]

Amtrak to partially restart Kansas City to St. Louis route

Amtrak service between St. Louis and Kansas City will be partially restored this week. The passenger rail service line and the Missouri Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that morning departures from the two cities on the Missouri River Runner route will resume Thursday. The afternoon departures will continue to use chartered buses, which will stop […]

Federal Railroad Administration awards funds for railroad infrastructure construction and repair

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is awarding more than $326 million in grants to help states and localities repair, maintain and build rail infrastructure supporting freight rail and intercity passenger rail.Grant money from the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements program, known as CRISI, and the Special Transportation Circumstances program will go to 45 projects […]

Amtrak, freight railroads continue service suspensions due to flooding

Severe weather, heavy rain and historic flooding conditions continue to affect freight and passenger railroads’ operations in parts of the U.S. South, Central Plains and Midwest regions. Amtrak announced late last week that it has cancelled its Texas Eagle trains between St. Louis and Fort Worth, Texas, through June 7 due to flooding conditions on […]

Contractors, railroads battle catastrophic flood damage

Record-setting floods have caused extensive damage to railroad infrastructure across large sections of the Midwest, prompting a surge in construction and repair work. The contracting community has put considerable numbers of workers and equipment into the field, as railroads look to rebuild washed-out sections of track. “We’re operating 24/7,” said Georgetown Rail Equipment Co. President […]

Railroads’ flood-ravaged Midwestern tracks trigger FRA emergency declaration

Federal Railroad Administrator Ronald Batory on Tuesday declared an emergency event for railroad operations because of extreme flooding throughout the Midwest. The National Weather Service has documented historic flooding throughout the region, Batory said in an emergency event announcement. Rivers rose to unprecedented levels in more than 40 locations due to melting snow and ice, […]

Midwest Flooding Grinds Rail Service To A Halt

Historic, catastrophic flooding continues in the Midwest after major snow melt and heavy rain last week. Some of the worst conditions are in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa, including Omaha. People and animals have been trapped by high water; bridges, roads and rails have been washed away. With neighborhoods practically underwater; homes, farms and ranches […]

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