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Union Pacific Electronic Book Brings 150-year Railroad History to Life

“Union Pacific Timeline”, an e-book that details Union Pacific Railroad’s 150-year historical timeline, was released was July 1. The book is free in the Apple iTunes Store. To mark its 150th anniversary this year, UP created www.up150.com, which includes an interactive timeline. “Union Pacific Timeline” …

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KCS to get 30 new GE ES44AC locomotives

WASHINGTON – The Federal Railroad Administration announced recently a $54.6 million loan to Kansas City Southern Railway Co. (KCSR) for the purchase of 30 new General Electric ES44AC locomotives. The diesel-electric locomotives, to be built in Erie, PA, are more energy-efficient and produce significantly fewer …

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