About Union Pacific

Union Pacific has remained committed to customer service, investment and innovation for a century and a half. As evidenced in this report, we are proud to continue our legacy by providing quality jobs, minimizing our environmental impact and contributing to the communities where we live and work.

Union Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP), with headquarters in Omaha, Neb., which reported operating revenue totaling $20.9 billion in 2012. One of America’s most recognized companies, Union Pacific Railroad links 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a critical link in the global supply chain. From 2007 to 2012, Union Pacific invested $18 billion in its network and operations to support America’s transportation infrastructure, including a record $3.7 billion in 2012. The railroad’s diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Coal, Industrial Products and Intermodal. Union Pacific serves many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers, operates from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways, connects with Canada’s rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major Mexico gateways. Union Pacific provides value to its roughly 10,000 customers by delivering products in a safe, reliable, fuel-efficient and environmentally responsible manner.


Union Pacific System map

Union Pacific is a member of several national industry, business and environmental organizations:

  • American Wind Energy Association
  • Association of American Railroads
  • Food Shippers of America
  • Global Environmental Management Initiative
  • GoRail
  • National Association of Manufacturers
  • National Business Group on Health
  • National Freight Transportation Association
  • National Grain and Feed Association
  • National Minority Supplier Development Council
  • National Safety Council
  • United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Union Pacific by the Numbers
Route Miles 32,000
Employees 46,000
Annual Payroll $4.7 billion
Capital Spending $3.7 billion
Locomotives 8,400
Freight Cars 73,000
Customers 10,000