Union Pacific published its first comprehensive Climate Action Plan Dec. 6, outlining the company’s steps to reduce its environmental impact, with an eye toward achieving net zero emissions by 2050. Read Story
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Early this month, the Port of Montana’s newly installed rail infrastructure welcomed its first visitors in Butte’s Montana Connections Business Development Park.
Two Union Pacific teams kicked off the holiday season with a combined 1-ton donation to the Omaha-metro nonprofit Open Door Mission. Open Door Mission seeks to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty by providing meals and temporary housing for community members in the Omaha metro area.
Planet Tracks is on the move.
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When an emergency strikes, it’s the Courage to Care that reminds Union Pacific employees to pause and do the right thing. If no one else stops to help, you’ll be fortunate to have people like Track Foreman Miguel Ochoa on your side.
A multiyear effort by several UP departments, CADX was developed in-house and brings numerous operational and safety efficiencies. The technology allows dispatchers to line signals and switches while issuing restrictions and authorities through the system.
If you’re like most consumers, you probably don’t visualize that gaming console or gym equipment you purchased last night on your cell phone as traveling on a Union Pacific train en route to your porch.
Rail Relief is a Union Pacific program where employees volunteer to help during times of severe weather or major business disruptions to provide support to front-line transportation supervisors. Volunteers gain a new understanding of railroad operations and bring the experience back to the office and their daily work.
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Union Pacific honors our nation’s heroes this Veterans Day with a new UP Center tradition: military service flag raising. Beginning this Veterans Day, Union Pacific will display flags for each branch of the United States Armed Forces on its corresponding founding birthday.
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Sixteen-year employee Rudy Maldonado’s Courage to Care prevented a critical incident by helping a family stranded on a railroad crossing in Fresno, California.
On National STEM Day, we’re celebrating employees who help make it all happen. Short for science, technology, engineering and math, STEM plays a major role in almost all aspects of transportation.
With nearly 800 Afghan refugees expected to relocate to Nebraska, including about 500 to Omaha, Union Pacific employees are stepping up to both welcome and settle them in their new homes.
As we look to the future of UP, which is transitioning from a primary focus on operational efficiency to growth, our Tech team and the products they drive will serve as a major differentiator. It is extremely energizing and gratifying to lead the Tech organization during this time. To focus on growth, we must prepare for constant change, and we have used the past 12 months to start taking steps in the Tech organization for this evolution and revolution.
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We're sharing highlights of their 50 year railroad journeys from Bill Gaston, Ralph Niau, Dan Knutsen and Nick Garcia.
Handheld mobile devices equipped with DigiCrew are making their way into the hands of UP conductors and locomotive engineers, boosting efficiency. The DigiCrew app marks a fundamental shift in the way employees interact with their mobile device, combining work previously done in multiple applications – like Mobile Work Order and Mobile Terminal – into a single interface.
Toddlers in tricked out rides cruised the UP Center’s lobby Saturday in Omaha, Nebraska, flashing big smiles as they moved independently on their own free will, many for the first time in their lives.
One of the ways UP works to empower people with disabilities is through its partnership with the Omaha Public Schools Transition Program. The program prepares secondary students with disabilities to move from high school into the adult community via work-based learning to develop occupational and related social skills.