OMAHA, Neb. — The Little Rock Express will depart May 29 from Kansas City, Mo., and conclude June 9 in Little Rock, Ark., as part of Union Pacific’s Great Excursion Adventure – You Route the Steam contest. More than 175,000 votes were cast for four different routes, with the Little Rock Express defeating the Tuscola Turn, Baton Rouge Rambler and Boise Express. As a result, Union Pacific’s legendary No. 3985 Challenger steam locomotive will make a goodwill tour starting in Kansas City, heading east through Jefferson City, Mo., and St. Louis before turning south en route to Little Rock. Details
WASHINGTON — The Surface Transportation Board said its Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) has issued a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS) for the R. J. Corman Railroad Company/Pennsylvania Lines Inc.’s (RJCP) proposed construction, operation, and reactivation of a 20-mile railroad line between Wallaceton and Gorton, in Clearfield and Centre Counties, Penn.
VANCOUVER — Canadian Pacific and TSI Terminal Systems Inc. (TSI), a subsidiary of GCT Global Container Terminals Inc., announced the signing of a Service Level Agreement that they say builds on their productivity and performance agreement announced last June. The agreement outlines key performance indicators relating to the flow of containers through the Vancouver Gateway. Meeting the performance indicators will improve productivity, enhance reliability, and increase efficiency. The agreement period is three years. “This Service Level Agreement continues to move us along the path of a high performance, efficient and reliable supply chain to ensure thatVancouver is a preferred intermodal