August 3, 2015

Student with measles boarded Amtrak train in N.Y.

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A New York college student with measles boarded an Amtrak station from Penn Station earlier this week and may have exposed other passengers to the contagious virus. The student at Bard College in Dutchess County took Amtrak train #283 from Penn Station to Albany, according to state health officials. He got off in Rhinecliff, N.Y. [...]

Crude-by-rail safety reports released in N.Y., Wash.

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The Washington Department of Ecology on Monday delivered a report to state legislators outlining key recommendations to improve public safety in response to the rapid increase of crude-by-rail shipments through the state. The Washington Legislature requested the study due to recent changes in how crude is transported through rail corridors and waterways. The “Marine and [...]

Upcoming UTU meetings

Aerial View of Downtown Memphis and AutoZone Park

The dates and locations of UTU regional meetings in 2012 are: 2012 UTU Western Regional MeetingHilton Portland Hotel, Portland, Ore.June 18-20 2012 UTU Eastern Regional MeetingMemphis Peabody Hotel, Memphis, Tenn.July 23-25 Online registration for the UTU regional meetings is now available. Links are also available for those attending the 2012 regional meetings to make their [...]