Union Pacific To Spend $550 million On New Rail Yard In Texas

Union Pacific Railroad reported Jan. 25 the organization began construction this month on a major rail yard near Hearne, Texas, a $550 million venture that is the biggest in the railroad's 103-year history. Union Pacific at first wanted to begin work in 2014, however, postponed construction, referring to changes in demand. It is expected to make in the vicinity of 500 and 550 construction jobs during two years of work.

Union Pacific Railroad reported on Jan. 25 that the organization began construction this month on a major rail yard near Hearne, Texas, a $550 million venture that is the biggest in the railroad’s 103-year history. Union Pacific at first wanted to begin work in 2014, however, postponed construction, referring to changes in demand. It is expected to make a vacancy for 500 and 550 construction jobs during two years of work.

A New Rail Yard

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Union Pacific has plans to build a new $550 million rail yard in Texas to help out the growing number of goods carriage hauling into trains.

The Capacity

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The Omaha, Nebraska-based railroad says the new Brazos rail yard will have the capacity to change up to 1,300 rail cars every day.

Area Of The Railyard

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The 1,875-section of land office is being formed in Robertson County, around 125 miles south of Dallas.

Expected Time For Completion

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The product is designed to help Union Pacific handle future development in cargo activity on the railroad. It is required to be finished in 2020. Turn next for more.