BRIGHTON, ILL–(KMOX)–A Union Pacific freight train in the night came upon a man lying on the tracks — hitting the brakes and sounding the horn — but it was too late. Killed was 28-year old […]
Seven people in two cars on the Highway M overpass in Scott County were injured, none seriously, when two 40-foot sections of the overpass crumpled.
Union Pacific says the train was carrying mainly auto parts from Texas.
Union Pacific officials are trying to determine the cause of the derailment.
The project calls for replacing more than 60 miles of rail and improving the surfaces at 55 road crossings.
Suspended service continues for another week.
Amtrak says it’s making the temporary adjustment because freight trains are being diverted from flooded tracks.
Nine empty cars derailed around 9 Sp.m. Monday near Interstate 44
The steam locomotive will travel from Cheyenne to St. Louis to Cape Girardeau.
The Union Pacific has been running a contest to see where they will send one of their legendary steam engines this coming year. The votes have been counted and Missouri is the winner!