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Mo. Trucker’s Rig Hit By Train In Louisiana

Union Pacific spokesman says conductor seriously injured in locomotive derailment


Illinois Governor Pat Quinn made a stop in Granite City, Ill. on September 22, 2014 (Flickr/IDOT)

Gov. Quinn Promotes High-Speed Rail In Granite City

Meanwhile, election opponent Bruce Rauner was picking up clergy endorsements in suburban Chicago


File photo of an oil train. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

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.


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.


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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.



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