Community Ties

June 2014 Archive


CT: Big Red Express Update

Husker Nation Turns Out for the Big Red Express

Jun. 30, 2014 04:45 PM CDT

A joint celebration between the railroad and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Big Red Express called attention to their shared historical connection with communities across the state.

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CT: Strong

Union Pacific On Board for the '10,000 Strong'

Jun. 24, 2014 01:30 PM CDT

Thank you, veterans, for your service. UP joins other LA companies as part of the '10,000 Strong Initiative.'

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CT: Big Red Express

UP's Big Red Express Delivers Husker Pride

Jun. 23, 2014 01:35 PM CDT

University of Nebraska coaches will be on-board a UP special, meeting fans from across Nebraska at whistle stops in Columbus, Grand Island, Kearney, and North Platte.

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CT: Minneapolis Safety Safety

Twin Cities First Responders Study Hazmat Safety

Jun. 19, 2014 08:26 AM CDT

Minutes count in emergency situations, and how to respond effectively and safely in the unlikely event of a chemical incident was just part of the training provided recently to Twin Cities-area first responders.

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CT: Sahuarita

UP, Partners Recognized for Arizona Project

Jun. 16, 2014 01:32 PM CDT

The desert town of Sahuarita, Arizona, is a growing community that sits along the Santa Cruz River. It's also a railroad town, with track that connects UP's Sunset Route with the important border town of Nogales. The town recently was honored for a great collaborative effort on an important road widening project.

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CT: Homeplate

History Is on Display at Union Pacific's Home Plate

Jun. 13, 2014 09:18 AM CDT

Now in its fourth year, Union Pacific's Home Plate has become a tradition of its own. Located just north of the stadium, baseball fans and rail fans can see history on display in the form of Union Pacific's fleet of Heritage cars, some dating back to 1912, each painstakingly restored.

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CT: Earth Day

Earth Day Is For the Birds and More at Union Pacific

Jun. 12, 2014 12:41 PM CDT

Flyways and Byways and the protection of migratory birds was the theme of a month-long Earth Day initiative at Union Pacific.

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CT: TRANSCAER Safety

St. Louis Area First Responders Learn Chemical Transportation Safety and Proper Response Techniques

Jun. 9, 2014 01:30 PM CDT

TRANSCAER in St. Louis - A joint effort in educating emergency responders about the safe and secure transportation of materials classified as hazardous.

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CT: Spurs Safety

San Antonio Spurs and UP Urge Sports Fans to Be Safe

Jun. 8, 2014 05:00 PM CDT

Union Pacific and the San Antonio Spurs don't play around when it comes to rail safety.

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CT: President's Award

Union Pacific Thinking About Back to School

Jun. 6, 2014 09:10 AM CDT

It's never too early to think about Back to School Supplies, and helping those in need.

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CT: Boyts

Checking in with the Boyts

Jun. 2, 2014 01:00 PM CDT

Postscript to UP's 150th birthday celebration video remake contest with Brock and Nellie Boyts.

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