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Union Pacific Big Boy 4014 Excursion in July to Benefit Museum

May 21, 2019

Union Pacific Big Boy 4014 Excursion in July to Benefit Museum

Union Pacific’s newly restored Big Boy locomotive No. 4014 will pull a special fundraising excursion benefitting the Union Pacific Museum July 15, 2019.


Clinchfield 800 to lead C&O 2716 Move in July

April 17, 2019

Clinchfield 800 to lead C&O 2716 Move in July

Clinchfield 800, a streamlined EMD F7 diesel built in 1948, has been assigned by CSX to lead Chesapeake & Ohio 2716 to its new home in Ravenna, Kentucky, at the end of July.


CSX, RJ Corman to Transport Historic Locomotive through Central Kentucky

April 15, 2019

CSX, RJ Corman to Transport Historic Locomotive through Central Kentucky

Thanks to cooperation from CSX and RJ Corman, Chesapeake & Ohio 2716 will be making a triumphant journey to Ravenna, Ky., July 26 through 28.


Former Amtrak CEO Joe Boardman Dies

March 7, 2019

Former Amtrak CEO Joe Boardman Dies

Former Amtrak CEO Joseph H. Boardman died while on vacation with family on March 7 after complications from a stroke days before.


Emery Rail Heritage Trust Awards $500,00 for Railway Preservation in 2019

February 26, 2019

Emery Rail Heritage Trust Awards $500,00 for Railway Preservation in 2019

The Emery Rail Heritage Trust awarded twenty-nine grants were totaling $500,000 for railway preservation projects across the country.


Wabtec GE Transportation employees on strike at Erie plant

February 26, 2019

Wabtec GE Transportation employees on strike at Erie plant

Workers of UE Local 506 and 618 went on strike Tuesday after negotiations with Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. (Wabtec) broke down late Monday.


No Cheyenne Frontier Days Train in 2019

January 21, 2019

No Cheyenne Frontier Days Train in 2019

The Denver Post Cheyenne Frontier Days Train will no longer operate in 2019 and beyond. This will not affect Union Pacific’s own schedule of special excursion trains operated for the public.


No Deal for CSX Florida Panhandle Line

January 21, 2019

No Deal for CSX Florida Panhandle Line

The deal to sell 373 miles of CSX track to RailUSA’s Florida Gulf & Atlantic has fallen through, according to officials.


Nashville Steam Locomotive Move Planned for January

December 13, 2018

Nashville Steam Locomotive Move Planned for January

The Nashville Steam Preservation Society announced today that steam locomotive No. 576 will be moved back to live rails on January 13, 2019, the first step towards restoration to operation.


Union Pacific Takes Part in Bush Funeral Procession

December 3, 2018

Union Pacific Takes Part in Bush Funeral Procession

Union Pacific Railroad will take an honored role in the funeral procession for President George H.W. Bush, who died on November 30 at age 94.