Community Ties

July 2013 Archive


CT: Transfer Truck Safety

UP Leads Industry with Transfer Trucks Acquisition

Jul. 31, 2013 01:57 PM CDT

UP is the only Class I railroad with the internal capability to transfer liquids or compressed gases between two rail cars in the field, ensuring continuous freight movement to customers' destinations.

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CT: Gavin School

Early Morning Action Helps Save Kansas Middle School

Jul. 30, 2013 02:45 PM CDT

See something, say something, help save something! That's what these UP employees did one early July morning.

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CT: Safety Safety

UP Talks Safety to Oil & Gas Industry

Jul. 24, 2013 02:54 PM CDT

"We're working together – the San Antonio Service Unit, Public Safety, Special Agents, Public Projects, Claims and Transportation – to educate oil and gas industry professionals on how they can prevent rail accidents."

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CT: Tunnel

UP's 2nd Largest Tunnel Gets Overhaul

Jul. 15, 2013 09:30 AM CDT

UP Track Renewal Train (TRT) Gang 909 replaced more than 10,000 feet of track in the tunnel and completed 59 boutet welds, while local section gangs installed 397 ties by hand.

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CT: Hunting Safety Safety

Live to Hunt Another Day

Jul. 8, 2013 01:23 PM CDT

Hunting, fishing or just enjoying the great outdoors, stay safe, and stay off the railroad right of way.

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CT: Damage Prevention

UP Co-Hosts AAR Damage Prevention Conference

Jul. 2, 2013 04:33 PM CDT

The conference brought together railroad, shipper, supplier and other industry professionals for an in-depth look at strategies and tools to ensure safe and damage-free delivery of freight via the North American rail network.

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CT: License

UP License Plate Voted Best in Nation

Jul. 1, 2013 04:21 PM CDT

Nebraska introduced the plate to increase support for the Union Pacific Railroad Museum while coinciding with the railroad's 150th anniversary.

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