Union Pacific http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Secrecy Prevails With Crude-By-Rail Data http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/secrecy-prevails-crude-rail-data <p><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-size: 17.108px; line-height: 1.5;">Hundreds of thousands of tank cars full of crude oil snake across the nation each year, and the number is only increasing. &nbsp;In the last five years, the number has jumped 14-fold. Sun, 22 Jun 2014 14:58:14 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 60209 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Secrecy Prevails With Crude-By-Rail Data State Promises Union Pacific Confidentiality For Crude Train Data http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/state-promises-union-pacific-confidentiality-crude-train-data <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">In the wake of recent derailments and explosions of crude oil trains, state officials will start receiving information about when those trains are moving through their states. Sat, 07 Jun 2014 00:54:59 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 59485 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org State Promises Union Pacific Confidentiality For Crude Train Data Union Pacific Big Boy 4014 Arrives In Cheyenne http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/union-pacific-big-boy-4014-arrives-cheyenne <p>Big Boy No. 4014 was delivered to Union Pacific in December 1941. The locomotive was retired in December 1961, having traveled 1,031,205 miles in its 20 years in service.</p><p>The journey of Big Boy <a class="twitter-hashtag pretty-link js-nav" data-query-source="hashtag_click" dir="ltr" href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23up4014&amp;src=hash"><s>#</s><b>up4014</b></a> is complete! Watch the arrival in Cheyenne below.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/8EAJs8U56_c" width="560"></iframe></p> Thu, 08 May 2014 22:34:53 +0000 Anna Rader 58011 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Union Pacific Big Boy 4014 Arrives In Cheyenne Historic Steam Engine Returns To Wyoming http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/historic-steam-engine-returns-wyoming <p>One of the World’s largest steam locomotives is traveling across Wyoming this week.&nbsp; Union Pacific’s Big Boy number 4014 is being moved to Cheyenne for restoration. UP spokesman Mark Davis says 25 so called Big Boys were once used to carry heavy loads over mountains. This one was built in 1941.</p><p>“It’s a 132 feet long and weighs about 1.2 million pounds.&nbsp; They were a heavy load locomotive.”</p><p>Davis says the locomotive will arrive in Laramie around eight tonight. There will a public ceremony in Cheyenne tomorrow at 1 PM.</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 23:43:58 +0000 Bob Beck 57975 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Historic Steam Engine Returns To Wyoming Rail Congestion Curbs Coal Shipments http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/rail-congestion-curbs-coal-shipments <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">Arch Coal executives expressed frustration with the nation’s two biggest railroads during a conference call with investors Tuesday. Coal shipments out of the Powder River Basin have been delayed in recent months because of congestion on the BNSF and Union Pacific main lines. Arch Coal CEO John Eaves said it’s hurting the company’s earnings.</span></p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:59:04 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 57223 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Rail Congestion Curbs Coal Shipments Trains detoured through Cheyenne due to flood damaged tracks http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/trains-detoured-through-cheyenne-due-flood-damaged-tracks <p>Travelers might notice more trains crossing roadways and slowing traffic&nbsp;between&nbsp;Cheyenne and Denver during&nbsp;the next few weeks. That&#39;s because Colorado floods&nbsp;wiped out a large section of train track between Grand Junction and Denver, and Union Pacific Railroad is detouring trains through Cheyenne&#39;s station.</p><p></p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:38:28 +0000 Melodie Edwards 47669 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Trains detoured through Cheyenne due to flood damaged tracks