Union Pacific spokesman says conductor seriously injured in locomotive derailment
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Railroads have been hauling more than a dozen trains weekly through Missouri carrying volatile crude oil from the Northern Plains that’s been involved in multiple fiery accidents, according to railroad disclosures released Thursday.
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.