Archive for August 5, 2019

U.S. Sen. Wyden introduces crude-by-rail safety bill

(Source: Progressive Railroading 8/05/2019) U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) last week introduced legislation to address safety concerns regarding crude-by-rail transportation. The Crude Oil Advanced Tracking Act would require railroads to share crude-by-rail information with state emergency responders so they know what risks they might face when trains carry crude oil travel through their communities. The…

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UP EVP Knight sells $1.55 million in company stock

(Source: Trent Times, August 2, 2019) NEW YORK — Union Pacific Co. EVP Robert M. Knight, Jr. sold 8,620 shares of Union Pacific stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 31. The shares were sold at an average price of $180.04, for a total value of $1,551,944.80. Following the sale, the executive vice…

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