Gulf Coast Rail Operations Update

Announcement Number: CN2020-44
Categories: General Announcements
Posted Date: August 29, 2020

To Our Customers,

We continue to work to restore service to the rail lines impacted by Hurricane Laura, following is an update on current conditions:

  • We restored service to additional line segments last night. The outages that remain are shown on the map below.
  • Embargoes remain for the impacted area, please see our embargo page for detailed information.
  • Customers with rail shipments moving through the impacted area should anticipate a minimum of 72 hours of additional transit time as we work to restore operations.

Customers in the affected area with facilities or tracks out of service should open a case in Case Management. Please refer to the instructions on our Hurricane Planning and Recovery page so we are aware of these outages.

We will continue to communicate our progress as service is fully restored to this area. If you have any questions, please contact Customer Care & Support at 800-272-8777 or your Union Pacific representative.

Original | Hurricane Laura Map Aug 29