Dec. 21, 2022, marked a technological milestone – the last of Union Pacific’s locomotive cab signal systems were discontinued, marking the end of the use by UP of a technology that served us for nearly 100 years. Read Story
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Union Pacific's snow-fighting teams work to keep the nation’s supply chain moving and America’s shelves stocked during extreme snowstorms.
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How do Union Pacific employees provide safe and reliable service year-after-year in a 24/7 outdoor factory? Conductor Antonio Marquez credits his 18-year reportable injury-free career to situational awareness and knowing what’s required to safely complete each job.
Railroads are a perfect fit for the scrap and recycled paper industry’s transportation needs, as bundled bales of scrap paper and recycled boxes stack neatly and efficiently into rail cars.
You expect innovation from a name like Union Pacific, although with the company’s rich history, you may be surprised how far its achievements in technology and engineering reach. Take for example the ski chairlift, spotlighted in the Union Pacific Museum’s newest exhibit, “Discovered!: Winter Sports Under a Summer Sun: The Railroad and Sun Valley.”
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Kenny Rocker attributes his ‘hustle’ – his drive to learn, grow and win as a team – to learning the ins and outs of the industries Union Pacific serves over his 28-year railroad career.
Back in the 1880s, Anheuser-Busch founder Adolphus Busch pioneered the use of refrigerated rail cars to transport the company’s product. More than 100 years later, the brewery is returning to its rail roots in a big way in 2023, with the help of Union Pacific Railroad.
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Union Pacific employees supported charitable causes with donation drives throughout the holiday season. In the spotlight today: railroaders showing community pride in Kansas City, North Platte, Omaha and San Antonio.
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Pushing the envelope, facilitating open dialogue and fostering a collaborative environment enables Union Pacific’s Tony Dowling, and the Finance team he leads, to make notable contributions to railroad operations.
Union Pacific is ready to serve a new intermodal center located on its main line in the Pacific Northwest.
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Our employees are supporting charitable giving campaigns this holiday season in towns across Union Pacific’s 23-state network. In this first seasonal spotlight, railroaders are showing community pride in North Platte and Omaha, Nebraska, as well as North Little Rock, Arkansas.
With more than 1,500 members, Planet Tracks has become an integral part of our company’s strategy and focus on sustainability by engaging our workforce and educating employees on how they can support Union Pacific’s sustainability efforts in addition to individual contributions they can make outside of work.
If you are looking for a new career or your first full-time job out of high school, Union Pacific may be the right place to start a new journey for a company that helps build America. Just ask Justin Ward, a nine-year train crew veteran located in Roseville, California, who says working for Union Pacific has changed his life for the better. When it came time for his son, Austin Biggs, to find a job, Ward recommended Union Pacific. His son is now a first-year train crew employee.
Jolly Old St. Nicholas exchanged his sleigh and reindeer for a train trip around Houston Saturday with Union Pacific’s Spirit Locomotive No. 1943 – the locomotive that honors the U.S. Armed Forces – as he and Union Pacific veterans delivered toys to more than 7,000 children in need in Houston.
Through the decades, technology has continuously transformed rail operations, and now a new pilot at Union Pacific will apply technology to the conductor’s role to improve safety and quality of life.