Union Pacific's Engineering team recently tackled a monumental effort at its equipment shop in Denver, Colorado – rebuilding the first of 32 massive track maintenance machines to make them more user-friendly, enhance safety and simplify repairs. Read Story
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Union Pacific is making record capital investments to increase capacity for customers and harden infrastructure across the railroad’s 32,000-mile network, aligning with its focus on Safety, Service and Operational Excellence.
Union Pacific plans to open a new international intermodal terminal in the heart of Phoenix, providing customers a sustainable rail option between ocean ports in the Los Angeles Basin and the nation’s fast-growing Southwest region.
In cooperation with Port Houston, ocean carriers and Beneficial Cargo Owners will have access to rail service between Barbours Cut Container Terminal at Port Houston and nine key Union Pacific-served markets. The on-dock operation will save customers' time, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and simplify the end-to-end supply chain for all of our customers.
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Ann Lorenzo, manager-Design, was honored with the second-ever Courageous Star Award from Union Pacific's Employee Resource Group, EASE, in recognition for her advocacy and awareness efforts supporting her toddler’s health condition. EASE raises awareness and fosters support for employees impacted by disability.
Each day, thousands of Union Pacific Maintenance of Way craft professionals are in the field, maintaining, inspecting and strengthening the railroad’s 32,000-mile rail network through track, signal and bridge replacement projects.
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Maqui Parkerson, Union Pacific Railroad's vice president of Labor Relations, earned a spot among Profiles in Diversity Journal's Diverse Lawyers Making a Difference 2023 award recipients, honored for their commitment to diversifying their field and making a difference at work, in the marketplace and in communities.
A new $8.5 million pedestrian bridge in Salt Lake City that was built with the help of Union Pacific provides high school students, runners and pedestrians a safe way to cross five sets of railroad tracks.
Union Pacific recognized 12 customers and suppliers in the railroad’s first-ever 2023 Sustainability Partner Award. The award honors Union Pacific business partners who have demonstrated a commitment and progress toward achieving sustainability goals.
Union Pacific Helps Spark a New Era for Trade School Students at Laramie County Community College in Wyoming
A trade school program in Cheyenne, Wyoming, focused on training the next generation of welders and diesel mechanics is expanding with the help of Union Pacific Railroad.
An unused Union Pacific rail yard located in the heart of Kansas City has a renewed lease on life with the recent opening of a rail transload facility in a critical Midwest transportation corridor.
Whether battling the Sonoran Desert’s extreme temperatures or the Phoenix area’s heavy traffic, Union Pacific Engineering team members in Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona, are committed to safety – and each other – no matter the conditions.
Launched this summer, Union Pacific’s Living Library is like a regular library where books have been replaced by employees who have generously agreed to speak about their experiences.
There's a new sound of sustainability in Utah, and it’s not what you would expect. The familiar drone of leaf blowers is getting an electric makeover.
The power of collaboration was on display as three Union Pacific employee resource groups recently united in a joint conference, embodying the railroad’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Union Pacific was the first railroad to establish a supplier diversity program in 1982. Over the past four decades, we’ve reinforced our commitment to inclusive procurement by aiming to increase our diverse supplier spend each year. We’ve come a long way in 41 years, and we’re close to reaching world-class status.
A new visual aid is being standardized across Union Pacific's 23-state system, supporting the railroad's goal to be the best in safety and ensure all employees go home safe.