Community Ties

October 2013 Archive

CT: Tucson UP Cares Safety

Tucson Committee Targets Downtown Area with Safety Messages

Oct. 31, 2013 02:18 PM CDT

Spearheaded by the Downtown Tucson Rail Safety Committee – a local community organization – the effort combines a variety of promotional materials, all with a central theme: Stay off railroad tracks.

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CT: Billboards Safety

Safety Billboards Have New Look, Message in Six Cities

Oct. 21, 2013 02:11 PM CDT

Each new billboard includes the reminder "Always Expect a Train," along with an eye-catching visual and attention-grabbing headline.

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CT: Portraits Safety

Railroad Photo Backdrop Prompts UP Employee Action

Oct. 16, 2013 11:00 AM CDT

"The photo had ‘wrong’ written all over it," said Hammons, a Union Pacific manager of centralized train dispatching at Omaha’s Harriman Dispatching Center. "I felt it was my responsibility to make the company aware of how these portrait styles were communicating the wrong message to children about railroad tracks."

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CT: Chicago Expo

Educators Tour UP's West Chicago Training Center

Oct. 14, 2013 03:33 PM CDT

"As educators prepare the workforce of the future, it's important to understand not only the technical skills sets we hire for, but also our safety culture," said Jamie Herbert, AVP–Human Resources.

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CT: San Antonio

San Antonio UP Employees Man the Chow Line

Oct. 9, 2013 08:50 AM CDT

The volunteer crew, which consisted of UP employees from Operating, Damage Prevention, Claims and Signal departments, spent the morning and lunch hour Sept. 27 prepping TV dinners, bagging snacks, slicing vegetables, and then serving a nutritious lunch of Salisbury steak and mashed potatoes.

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UP in the Pink and in the Rain to Fight Breast Cancer

Oct. 7, 2013 03:51 PM CDT

Fourteen years and counting, UP steps up and steps out to support Komen for the Cure!

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