Union Pacific Sets New Seven-Day Coal Train Record
Omaha, Neb., November 30, 2007 Union Pacific today announced it has set a new seven-day record of trains moving out of Wyoming’s Southern Powder River Basin (SPRB). The new record of 284 trains surpasses the previous seven-day record of 280.
The company achieved the previous 280 record twice during seven-day period this past October and November. The new record was established between November 22 and November 28.
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