Equipment Distribution Contact List

  • Steve Knott

    General Director Equipment Distribution

    Phone: 402-544-9309

Boxcars

  • Email: boxref@up.com

    Fax: 402-501-0229

  • Gary Gaule

    Director Fleet Management - Plain and Equipped Boxcars

    Phone: 402-544-9305

  • Kira Finney

    Customer Equipment Manager - Boxcars (Plain Boxcars: East of the Rockies and Arizona)

    Phone: 800-998-2316

  • Troy Brown

    Customer Equipment Manager - Boxcars (Plain Boxcars: West of the Rockies and Colorado)

    Phone: 800-998-2317

  • Mike Krause

    Flow Manager - Boxcars (Equipped Boxcars)

    Phone: 800-998-2315

Gondolas, Open Top Hoppers, Center Beams and Flatcars

  • Email: gonothflt@up.com

    Fax: 402-501-0230

  • Tim Stauder

    Director - Fleet Management (Gondolas, Open Top Hoppers and Flatcars)

    Phone: 800-228-5973

  • Jason Niemann

    Customer Equipment Manager (Flatcars - Special Flatcars and Rock Gondolas/Rock Open Top Hoppers)

    Phone: 800-228-9617

  • Shane Reed

    Customer Equipment Manager - Centerbeams, Equipped Gondolas, Open Top Hoppers (System and Copper)

    Phone: 800-228-5979 

  • David Lee

    Customer Equipment Manager - Gondolas/Flatcars (Plain Gondolas and Bulkhead Flatcars)

    Phone: 800-243-0884

  • Jim Farr

    Flow Manager - Gondolas (HazMat, Woodchips, Plain Gondolas)

    Phone: 800-228-5973

Covered Hoppers

  • Email: covhop@up.com

    Fax: 402-271-4455

  • Rob Brandt

    Director Fleet Management - Covered Hoppers

    Phone: 402-544-9303

  • Sabrina Mahupete

    Customer Equipment Manager - Covered Hoppers (Industrial Products and Chemicals, Southern Region Grain)

    Phone: 800-243-2513

  • Jerry Cartwright

    Customer Equipment Manager - Covered Hoppers (Western and Southern Region Grain)

    Phone: 800-243-2018

  • Shaun Francisco

    Customer Equipment Manager - Covered Hoppers (Northern Region Grain)

    Phone: 800-243-3231

  • Don Stark

    Customer Equipment Manager - Covered Hoppers (Grain Unit Trains)

    Phone: 800-243-0889

Refrigerated Boxcars, Food Grade Covered Hoppers and Interline/Mexico

  • Tony Kuester

    Director Fleet Management - Mexico, Refrigerated Boxcars, Food Grade Covered Hoppers

    Phone: 402-544-9302

  • Stacey Pierce

    Customer Equipment Manager - Mech Reefers East and Covered Hoppers Minnesota Malt

    Phone: 800-346-3488

  • Ricardo Vela

    Customer Equipment Manager - Interline/Mexico

    Phone: 800-243-3241

  • Terri Kuzelka

    Customer Equipment Manager - Boxcars (Mech Reefers West, Boxcar - Rice and Cottonseed)

    Phone: 800-998-2318

  • Jerry Cartwright

    Customer Equipment Manager - Food Grade Covered Hoppers (Sugar, Rice, Malt)

    Phone: 800-243-2018