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Rail Category: Union Pacific Railroad  -  2007 Article Index

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Rail Outlook 2008: The Road Ahead 3Q: A few headwinds, but mostly smooth sailing MOW officials in their own words BlueStreak picks up speed for Norfolk Southern, Union Pacific Stop-gap measures Capacity to CREATE: The $1.5 billion CREATE program is a work in progress Positive train control in transition More of a 'bump' than a 'peak' Norfolk Southern and Union Pacific: Streaking to the West The bridge between something old, something new NS wins Group A gold Harriman for 18th-consecutive year Railroads right-size gangs, condense work windows and optimize equipment combinations to tick tamping off the trackwork list Rail shipper's lawsuit alleging U.S. Class Is conspired to fix fuel surcharge rates adds to ongoing shipper/railroad surcharge dispute Q1 2007: Five of seven Class Is boost revenue despite economic and weather-related headwinds Hundreds of new locomotives on the way to Class Is in 2007 Rail traffic will rebound in the second half, Class I officers tell ASLRRA annual conference attendees More railroads are tuning in to video inspection to improve security, boost productivity Class Is boost 07 MOW budgets to keep up with track maintenance, capacity needs Going green: Freight-rail environmental efforts gather steam Railroads think strategically on the fuel front Context by Pat Foran (February 2007) Industry News (February 2007) Net Effect: How the internet has changed the way railroads do business Vegetation management: Refining the art Expanding their options: Battery and solar system suppliers upgrade, expand product lines Railroads rely on a mix of time-tested and new equipment to prevent grade crossing accidents Capex 2007: NS, CPR and CN to spend more; CSX and UP about the same