Coal Forecast Calendar

The Forecast Calendar shows Union Pacific coal shipments originating from Southern Powder River Basin, Colorado; Utah and Southern Illinois.

  • Utility deadline to enter tonnages into the railroad’s website will be the second to the last working day of the month.
  • Coal producer deadline to enter tonnages into the railroad’s website will be the last working day of the month.
  • Union Pacific’s forecast website will close at 5:00 p.m. Central Time on the last working day of the month.
  • Railroads will complete mine slotting on the first working day of the month.
Forecast Month Utility Deadline Producer Deadline Railroad Deadline
Jan Dec 29, 2021 Dec 30, 2021 Jan 3, 2022
Feb Jan 28, 2022 Jan 31, 2022 Feb 1, 2022
Mar Feb 25, 2022 Feb 28, 2022 Mar 1, 2022
Apr Mar 30, 2022 Mar 31, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
May April 28, 2022 April 29, 2022 May 2, 2022
June May 27, 2022 May 31, 2022 June 1, 2022
July June 29, 2022 June 30, 2022 July 1, 2022
Aug July 28, 2022 July 29, 2022 Aug 1, 2022
Sept Aug 30, 2022 Aug 31, 2022 Sept 1, 2022
Oct Sept 29, 2022 Sept 30, 2022 Oct 3, 2022
Nov Oct 28, 2022 Oct 29, 2022 Nov 1, 2022
Dec Nov 29, 2022 Nov 30, 2022 Dec 1, 2022
Jan 2023 Dec 29, 2022 Dec 30, 2022 Jan 2, 2023

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