Union Pacific

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 […]


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.


Train Bound For Salem, Ill. Derails

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


train crossing

No Injuries in Train Derailment at De Soto

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


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.


Amtrak River Runner

Flooding Continues to Disrupt Amtrak Service

Suspended service continues for another week.


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.


train crossing

Freight Train Derails in St. Louis Investigation Pending

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


Steam locomotive

Steam Locomotive Heading to St. Louis

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



The Union Pacific Is Sending Steam To Missouri!

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!