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City Can’t Restrict Ethanol Transport Enviro.BLR.com Norfolk Southern operates an ethanol transloading facility in Alexandria where it transfers bulk shipments of ethanol from its railcars onto surface tank …

Iowa, Illinois apply for federal rail funding Chicago Tribune… using locally grown foods and environmentally friendly packaging in food service, and encouraging pedestrian-friendly development around rail stations. …

Union Pacific performing $2M upgrade to St. Louis rail line St. Louis Business Journal Union Pacific Railroad said Friday it is spending more than $2 million to improve the rail line in St. Louis that runs from Vandeventer Avenue to near …

Norfolk Southern Railway to bring back steam-engine excursions Anderson Independent MailBy Jennifer Crossley Howard Norfolk Southern Railway is bringing back its steam engine excursions of the 1980s and 1990s with a twist: This time the …

Rail employment to rise in Iowa DesMoinesRegister.com (blog) Union Pacific Railroad chief executive Jim Young said the Omaha-based carrier, the largest in Iowa, is bringing furloughed employees back to the fulltime …