Wind Rides on the Back of Union Pacific Trains

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 15:27:00 CDT Insights Yes Yes

Drive down an interstate in Texas, Iowa, Oklahoma, California or Kansas, and you're bound to spot them – giant wind turbines lined up like soldiers in perfect rows.

http://www.up.com/aboutup/community/inside_track/wind-to-rail-09-29-2017.htm

Railroader Breaks Glass Ceiling, Balances Career and Family

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:32:00 CDT Community Yes Yes

It's the first day at a new job, and the unisex bathroom door doesn't properly shut. Tami Johnsen did what any good leader would do: she drove to a nearby hardware store, bought a new locking door knob and fixed the problem. Two decades later, Johnsen, Union Pacific's general superintendent of the Harriman Dispatching Center, still tackles new challenges head on.

http://www.up.com/aboutup/community/inside_track/tami-johnsen-09-20-2017.htm

Technology, Teamwork Shine During Deval Diamond Project

Tue, 5 Sep 2017 14:53:00 CDT Community Yes Yes

The replacement of the aging five-track Deval diamond, located in Chicago's northwest suburbs, is improving commuter and freight transit times.

http://www.up.com/aboutup/community/inside_track/deval-diamond-09-05-2017.htm

Steam Update: Refurbishing an Articulated Locomotive Requires Plenty of Flexibility

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 14:56:00 CDT Heritage Yes Yes

With the 2017 steam season now completed, the UP Steam Team, which operated No. 844 during three week-long trips this summer, can now give its full attention to the restoration of the Big Boy No. 4014.

http://www.up.com/aboutup/community/inside_track/steam-update-08-25-2017.htm

Cross or Don't Cross: The Decision Could Save Your Life

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:34:00 CDT Community Yes Yes

About every three hours, a person or vehicle is hit by a train, according to the Federal Railroad Administration. Last year, more than 2,000 people chose not to wait for a train, and about 265 paid the ultimate price – their lives. Still, every day, motorists choose to take risks at railroad crossings.

http://www.up.com/aboutup/community/inside_track/safety-08-17-2017.htm

New Shipper Gives Trans-Pacific Intermodal Market, West Coast Ports a Boost

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:58:00 CDT Insights Yes Yes

A new international ocean carrier recently entered the trans-Pacific trade, a mature industry filled with veteran shippers.

http://www.up.com/aboutup/community/inside_track/smline-07-25-2017.htm