Community Ties

December 2013 Archive

CT: Xmas Train

UP Powers D.C. Christmas Tree Railroad

Dec. 22, 2013 01:51 PM CDT

Union Pacific armour yellow locomotives pull simulated shipments around the National Christmas Tree in Washington, D.C., to dazzle White House goers until Jan. 1, 2014.

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CT: Polar Express

All Aboard Kearney’s Polar Express!

Dec. 20, 2013 12:21 PM CDT

Union Pacific Foundation proudly donated to The Polar Express, a fundraiser for the Kearney Nebraska Public Schools foundation.

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CT: Driver Safety Safety

Slow Down, Drive Safely in Winter Weather

Dec. 18, 2013 09:08 AM CDT

The Department of Transportation studied accident reports over a 10-year period and found 94 percent of public grade crossing accidents were caused by risky driver behavior, such as driving around activated automatic gates.

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CT: Mesquite

Talkin' Trains in Mesquite

Dec. 17, 2013 10:44 AM CDT

Union Pacific was a guest at a special Talkin' Trains event held in Mesquite, Texas, Dec. 11.

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CT: Sunset Thanksgiving

Volunteering a Family Affair for UP El Paso Employees

Dec. 12, 2013 08:52 AM CDT

Union Pacific Sunset Service Unit employees and family members continued a community tradition, serving Thanksgiving dinner to the city's homeless and near homeless during The City of El Paso's Thanksgiving Celebration.

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CT: North Pole

It's a Wrap for Operation North Pole

Dec. 11, 2013 07:58 AM CDT

Operation North Pole is devoted to bringing the joy of the season to children suffering from life-threatening illnesses and their families by providing a fun-filled day of respite, including the train ride, breakfast with Mrs. Claus and a visit with Santa at his workshop.

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CT: Propane Safety

UP Crew's Actions Prevent Propane Accident

Dec. 10, 2013 07:49 AM CDT

When a propane truck became high centered on a rail crossing in Bell City, Mo., a UP civil construction work group acted quickly to prevent a tragedy.

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CT: Harvest

UP Donation Equals a Boxcar of Meals

Dec. 5, 2013 02:42 PM CDT

Union Pacific presented a check for $10,000 to the Second Harvest Community Food Bank Dec. 4.

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