Press Clip: Hurricane Harvey’s impact on rail service continues

Progressive Railroading has a brief article describing the impact of Hurricane Harvey on our nation’s railroads:


Class Is, Amtrak and Houston METRO suspended service and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) declared an emergency event this past weekend due to Hurricane Harvey’s impact on the Texas Gulf region.

The FRA declared the emergency Aug. 24, noting that the storm’s threat of flooding rains, power outages and flash flooding conditions.

Union Pacific Railroad, Kansas City Southern, BNSF Railway and Amtrak all suspended service in the region.


Read the full article HERE.

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