Unions Pacific's 2014/15 Grain Shuttle Train Program

Announcement Number: AG2014-21
Categories: Domestic Corn Feed Grains and Soybeans,Export Corn Feed Grains and Soybeans,Wheat and Food Grains
Posted Date: June 13, 2014

Dear Customer,

Please see the following amendments to Union Pacific's shuttle program.

Summary of 2014/15 shuttle program changes:

  • As previously announced in Ag Announcement-2011-110, the load/unload incentive for 110 car trains will revert back to $100/car effective Oct 1, 2014
  • The minimum train size to receive the 110 car train rate will be increased to 107 cars per train effective Oct 1, 2014
  • The delay charge for shuttles will be increased to $650 per car per hour, subject to a min. of 12 hours or $7,800 effective Oct 1, 2014

Union Pacific's shuttle program will continue paying a $100 trip incentive on all 12 month shuttles. Six month shuttles will remain part of the UP shuttle program, but will only be available as capacity permits.

Union Pacific will be holding it's first shuttle auction on June 30th. Further details will be posted next week.

If you have any questions please contact your Union Pacific representative.