Union Pacific invests USD 98 Million in Arkansas

UPUnion Pacific plans to invest USD 98 million in 2015 to improve Arkansas’s  rail infrastructure. Freight railroads like Union Pacific operate on track built and maintained without taxpayer funds. Union Pacific’s planned investment covers a range of initiatives which include USD 81 million to maintain railroad track, USD 8 million to enhance signal systems and USD 8 million to maintain or replace bridges in the state. Key projects planned this year are USD 23 million investment for Gould – border with Louisiana, USD 9.7 million investment in the rail line between Knoxville and Van Buren and USD 7.1 million investment for Hope – Texarkana railway line.

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