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Oil Trains Move Across Dozens of Missouri Counties

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.

09/12/2014

Brighton Man Struck and Killed by Freight Train

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 […]

08/08/2013

Train Derailment

NTSB: Derailment Investigation Could Take A Year

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.

05/28/2013

Train Bound For Salem, Ill. Derails

Union Pacific says the train was carrying mainly auto parts from Texas.

03/24/2013

train crossing

No Injuries in Train Derailment at De Soto

Union Pacific officials are trying to determine the cause of the derailment.

04/24/2012

Union Pacific Railroad

Union Pacific Plans $38.2M in Missouri Improvements

The project calls for replacing more than 60 miles of rail and improving the surfaces at 55 road crossings.

02/28/2012

Amtrak River Runner

Flooding Continues to Disrupt Amtrak Service

Suspended service continues for another week.

07/18/2011

Amtrak trains

Flooding Disrupts St. Louis Amtrak Service

Amtrak says it’s making the temporary adjustment because freight trains are being diverted from flooded tracks.

07/01/2011

train crossing

Freight Train Derails in St. Louis Investigation Pending

Nine empty cars derailed around 9 Sp.m. Monday near Interstate 44

06/14/2011

Steam locomotive

Steam Locomotive Heading to St. Louis

The steam locomotive will travel from Cheyenne to St. Louis to Cape Girardeau.

03/28/2011

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