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4/4/2018



Rail News: Union Pacific Railroad

UP budgets $45 million for Oklahoma infrastructure work


Key projects include replacing 50 miles of rail between the Kansas-Oklahoma line and Pryor, Oklahoma.
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Union Pacific Railroad on Monday announced plans to invest $45 million in its infrastructure in Oklahoma this year.

Key investments include $24 million to replace 50 miles of rail between the Kansas-Oklahoma line and Pryor, Oklahoma. The Class I also will invest $3.6 million to replace 26,250 ties and install 18,548 tons of ballast between Gore and Wagoner.

Over the past five years, the railroad has spent more than $211 million on Oklahoma infrastructure, UP officials said in a press release.

The Class I aims to spend $3.3 billion across its entire network this year.



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