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Tag Archive | "Union Pacific"

You’re Not Going to Let a Little Military Vehicle-Hauling Freight Train Video Freak You Out; But You Are Going to Use Objective Truth to Help Yourself, Right?

1,174 Hopefully people are tough enough to avoid letting a little freight train video freak them out, but stay motivated to listen to experts and use objective truth so the SARS-CoV-2 “coronavirus” dies in the wind without causing much more death or destruction. Now more than any other time in the existence of CARDINAL NEWS, […]

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Military Vehicles on Freight Train Sighted During Day Thursday; Discovered Parked Near Northwest Highway and Waterman Ave, Arlington Heights Thursday Night

31,977 Outbound Metra passenger train passing parked freight train hauling Oshkosh Defense military vehicles near Chicago on Thursday, March 19, 2020. The timing brought suspicions to many people when they spotted a freight train hauling military vehicles passing through Hampshire and other suburbs in Illinois on Thursday, March 19, 2020. Some people immediately assumed the […]

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Take Extra Care at Downtown Railroad Crossings in Arlington Heights (Actually Any Crossings) in Case of Gate Malfunctions

2,795 Overnight Wednesday/Thursday at about 1:15 a.m. Thursday, March 19, 2020, an outbound Metra train was arriving at the Arlington Heights Metra train station. The train was westbound at Arlington Heights Road, but as the train crossed Arlington Heights Road, the gates at Dunton Avenue, which were down, went up with the train approaching Evergreen […]

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Union Pacific Railroad Crews Repairing Broken Rail on Northwest Line Near Smith St, Palatine

29 Union Pacific railroad crews are repairing a broken rail at the Smith Street railroad crossing. Smith Street is closed to all vehicles between Wood Street and Wilson Street in downtown Palatine. The Smith Street crossing is located just west of the downtown Palatine Metra train station. There was no specific alert regarding the broken […]

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President George HW Bush Funeral Schedule; Union Pacific Bush 4141 Called to Honorable Transport Mission

103 President George H.W. Bush to be transported to Texas A&M presidential library burial location aboard Union Pacific’s Bush 4141. Union Pacific announced Saturday that locomotive 4141 will take the president’s body from the Houston area to College Station — the home of his presidential library on the Texas A&M campus. The local Texas funeral […]

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Power Failure in Downtown; Train Gates Stuck Down in Downtown Arlington Heights After Storms

42 Arlington Heights police responded about 1:11 PM Thursday May 3, 2018 to a report that all train gates were down at Arlington Heights Road and Northwest Highway Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report that all train gates in downtown Arlington Heights were malfunctioning in the down position. Parts of downtown Arlington Heights were […]

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Railroad Crossing Closure: Maintenance on Vail Ave Downtown Arlington Heights Monday April 9-Thursday April 19, 2018

58 The Vail Avenue railroad crossing, located just south of the intersection of Vail Avenue and Northwest Highway, will be closed for scheduled Union Pacific maintenance work. The anticipated closure dates are Monday, April 9th at 9 AM through Thursday, April 19th at 3 PM. The Vail Avenue crossing is the furthest west railraod crossing […]

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Arlington Heights Traffic Trouble: Broken Railroad Rail Closes Vail Ave About 5 Hours; Water Main Break Delays at Wilke and Euclid

35 Cold Winter weather may have taken its toll on the roads in Arlington Heights Tuesday, December 26, 2017. About 9:00 a.m. Union Pacific needed to close Vail Avenue at Northwest Highway at about 8:55 a.m. to repair a broken rail. The railroad crossing was re-opened about 1:50 p.m. About 1:29 p.m. a water main […]

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Water Main Break Under Railroad Track on Kensington Rd East of Northwest Highway, Arlington Heights

24 Westbound Kensington Road just east of Northwest Highway was closed this afternoon after Union Pacific Railroad reported a sinkhole on the access line to Heller Lumber. Railroad cars were delivering product to Heller Lumber when the sinkhole was discovered. A leaking and broken water main was located near or right under the railroad track […]

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Gates Down at Northwest Highway and Euclid Avenue, Arlington Heights

34 Arlington Heights police responded about 8:02 AM Saturday to a report of gates stuck down at Euclid Avenue and Northwest Highway Arlington Heights, IL. Police reported the railroad gates were stuck down about a 20-minute duration before Union Pacific railroad workers responded to repair the gates. The gates have been stuck in the down […]

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Metra Trains Stopped on Union Pacific Northwest Line, Vehicle Stuck Under Bridge at Northwest Highway and Davis Street, Arlington Heights

35 UPDATE: Inbound (eastbound) Metra train passed over bridge about 8:17 a.m. At 8:40 a.m. an outbound (westbound) Metra train was still halted just east of the railroad bridge at Davis Street and Northwest Highway. Outbound train (westbound) train passed over bridge at 8:47 a.m. + + + Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about […]

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What If a “Bomb Train” Derailed at the Railroad Bridge at Northwest Highway and Davis St, Arlington Heights?

63 Stalled freight train in downtown Arlington Heights consisted of one tanker car with Di-Methyl Sulfate, one tanker car with N-Propanol, two unmarked tanker cars, and one tanker car that was not observed close up. Trains known as “bomb trains” have been nicknamed because of their black, torpedo-shaped tanks that are filled with potentially explosive […]

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