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Big Boy 4014 Restoration Begins

Big Boy 4014

Big Boy 4014. With the successful restoration of locomotive No. 844 in the books, the Union Pacific Steam Team has embarked on their next giant-sized challenge: restoring the Big Boy, locomotive No. 4014.

read more at:
http://www.up.com/aboutup/community/inside_track/august-steam-8-11-2016.htm

BLET testifies for two-person crews at FRA hearing

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, July 18 — The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) testified in favor of two-person train crews at a hearing convened by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on July 15, 2016, regarding the FRA’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on train crew size.

Read more at this link:

http://www.ble-t.org/pr/news/newsflash.asp?id=5866

 

Midwest Flooding hampering Union Pacific Operations

http://wjbdradio.com/LocalNews/Flooding-Hampering-Union-Pacific-Railroad-Operations#.VofqMhUrKUk

Trains Vulnerable to Hackers

http://thehill.com/policy/cybersecurity/264451-trains-vulnerable-to-hackers-researchers-warn#.VoRUN3vbSLA.facebook

SMART raises rates

SMART Raises Rates

SMART – Sheet Metal Air Rail Transportation raises rates on Discipline Income Protection Program.

Article taken from UTU.org

Since DIPP cannot continue to operate effectively at a deficit, the program