Community Ties

July 2014 Archive

CT: Dupo

Blues Man Rocks UP's Dupo Terminal

Jul. 28, 2014 08:43 AM CDT

Marquise Knox's "Feel Like Goin' Home" serves as soundtrack for an insider's view of Union Pacific Dupo Terminal operations in the third in a series of four "Listen UP" videos slated to be filmed this year.

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CT: Snowplow

Historic Rotary Snowplow Receives Warm Welcome in Roseville

Jul. 23, 2014 08:07 AM CDT

A donation to the city of Roseville, California, rotary snowplow SPMW 7221 takes up residence outside J.R. Davis Yard, at the entrance to downtown.

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CT: Torch Run

Union Pacific Police Pass the Torch

Jul. 22, 2014 11:16 AM CDT

Union Pacific special agents recently joined local, county and federal law enforcement agencies to participate in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics in Nebraska and Kansas.

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CT: Security Safety

UP Technology Impacting Cross-Border Security

Jul. 18, 2014 08:33 AM CDT

A Railcar Inspection Portal (RIP), which instantly provides a 360-degree view of railcars passing through U.S.-Mexico crossings, recently detected 15 bundles of marijuana near Nogales, Arizona.

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CT: Mission

UP Trainees on a 'Mission' to Lend a Hand

Jul. 17, 2014 07:45 AM CDT

UP Field Management Trainees, "dedicated to serve," recently volunteered at Omaha's Open Door Mission.

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CT: Peoria Bridge

New Overpass Helps Bridge Communities

Jul. 9, 2014 03:11 PM CDT

Aurora and Denver, Colorado, made a clean sweep of barriers and built a bridge between their communities with the Peoria Street Overpass.

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CT: Safe Safety

U.S. Energy Renaissance Depends on Safe Rail Transportation

Jul. 3, 2014 08:13 AM CDT

"We constantly work to review and improve our safety practices and often exceed federal safety regulations. We recently worked with our industry and the Department of Transportation to implement eight new voluntary safety practices, all of which were effective earlier this week."

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CT: UP Cares Safety

Safety Campaign’s Message: Always Expect a Train

Jul. 1, 2014 08:50 AM CDT

"Whether you’re on foot or in your car, this campaign reminds the pedestrians and motorists to keep themselves safe by following railroad safety laws and only crossing at designated grade crossings."

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