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Cities May Have To Foot Part Of Bill For Tarrant County Rail Expansion

When looking at North Texas traffic and congestion it’s not only area highways that need new lanes. One railroad is planning a major expansion in Tarrant County. But residents could be stuck footing part of the bill.

CBSDFW.COM–07/16/2014

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Train Accident Victims Hope Trial Brings Change

The I-team has spent months investigating possible safety concerns after a Union Pacific freight train slammed into the side of a truck Nov. 15, 2012.

05/29/2014

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Questions Linger In Texas Train Accident That Killed 4 Veterans

‏The CBS 11 I-Team looks at what role Union Pacific and the state of Texas may have played in a deadly 2012 train accident in Midland.

CBS 11–12/13/2013

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North Texas Union Pacific Line Reopens After Derailment

A Union Pacific Railroad line in North Texas has reopened after nine cars and locomotives went off the tracks and one crewmember was hurt.

07/19/2013

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Officers Join The “Always Expect A Train” Safety Campaign

The Union Pacific Railroad is kicking off a new campaign that has them working with local police to enforce grade crossing laws. Officials are teaming up in conjunction with Union Pacific’s new educational push to “Always Expect A Train.”

CBSDFW.COM–07/18/2013

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Vets Parade Float Driver Says Train Seemed Still Before Crash

The driver of a parade float struck by a train in a Texas crash that killed four military veterans told federal investigators that the oncoming train appeared to be stationary.

05/22/2013

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Teen Killed By Oncoming Train In South Fort Worth

An afternoon of trying to outrun an oncoming train proved deadly for a Fort Worth teenager.

03/03/2013

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20 Citations In 3 Hours At North Texas Rail Crossing

This week authorities “staked out” a North Texas railroad crossing and issued 20 citations in a 3-hour period. The crackdown on drivers ignoring the flashing red lights was a collaboration between police and Union Pacific Railroad.

CBSDFW.COM–02/22/2013

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Delays Begin For Arlington Railroad Repairs

Four railroad workers stood on either side of the railroad crossing on Cooper Street in Arlington Thursday, holding large stop signs. Frustrated drivers with no place to turn around could only wait for the intersection to clear.

01/17/2013

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Changes Should Help Drivers Navigate Arlington Railroad Project

Delays and changes could ease headaches for drivers trying to maneuver through a major Arlington railway construction project.

CBSDFW.COM–01/16/2013

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Union Pacific Rail Project Will Close Crossings In Arlington

Drivers in and through Arlington are being forewarned about a major railway construction project that will simultaneously close railroad crossings and is expected to cause traffic headaches.

CBSDFW.COM–01/10/2013

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Union Pacific Adjusting Midland Crossing Where Vets Died

Union Pacific says it’s adjusting the timing of the West Texas railroad crossing signal where a collision last month killed four military veterans riding in a parade.

12/21/2012

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