OMAHA, Neb. — Union Pacific Railroad legendary steam locomotive No. 844 will pull a special train celebrating the 50th anniversary when No. 844 was moved from Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Cheyenne, Wyo., and placed in special train service. The train is a fundraising special for the Union Pacific Railroad Museum.
MONTREAL — CN announced it has reached a tentative labour agreement with the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) union representing locomotive engineers who work on the Company’s Northern Quebec Internal Short Line (NQISL). The agreement, retroactive to Dec. 15, 2009, would apply to 45 employees, providing them wage increases and benefit improvements. Details of the agreement are being withheld pending ratification by TCRC members. NQISL locomotive engineers are based at the Garneau, Chambord/Jonquiere, and Senneterre terminals.