Trains chugging faster than usual in western Wisconsin
Anyone stopped at a railway crossing in the past week may have noticed the train chugging past faster than usual.
On Feb. 21 Union Pacific Railroad increased train speed on its rail line by 10 mph and another 10 mph on Feb. 28, when the new maximum speed limit of 50 mph went into effect.
The speed increase is a result of recent track improvements between Hudson and Menomonie.
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