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Rail Within Reach: Sedalia, Missouri Case Study

October 2018

Through synchronized efforts with Union Pacific, local utilities and other entities, Sedalia was successful in securing one of the largest business recruitment projects to Missouri in the past 10 years.

Learn from the key actions Sedalia took which will allow you to also put Rail Within Reach for your community. Read more.

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Find the Best Rail Site for Your Business

August 2018

Are you looking for an existing rail served property? Are you looking to build in an existing rail served industrial park? Or maybe you want to build from scratch?

With all the factors to consider when securing a location for your business, let our rail experts provide cost and time estimates for various locations. Read more.

 

Short Line Railroads: A Critical Connection for Union Pacific

August 2018

Short line partners provide exceptional local train service to Union Pacific Railroad customers. It’s an important part of our business — and they do it very well. Read more

 

Unit Trains Ship 'Lots of Something' — Seamlessly

July 2018

Are you looking to ship bulk products by rail? Or maybe attract a company to your community that ships large amounts of a single, high-volume product between two points? Union Pacific’s unit train service could be the right fit for your transportation needs. Read more.

 

How Manifest Service Works

July 2018

Railroads use a hub and spoke model to transport goods all over North American. Discover if manifest service is the best option for your transportation needs. Read more.

 

Mega Sites Cleared for Rail Development

June 2018

Union Pacific can support you in the development of rail concepts, review and approval for large mega sites. By doing this in advance of the next large RFP that you receive, you will be better positioned for success. Read more

 

Establish a Mini Industrial Park in Your Community

June 2018

Create a master plan for a mini industrial park to help prepare your community to attract new businesses. Read more.

 

Maximize the Value of Your Rail Served Property

May 2018

Learn how Union Pacific's Rail Within Reach initiative can help you maximize the value of your property. Read more.

 

Optimize Your Assets Through Revitalization

April 2018

Refurbish, reinvent, revitalize. Communities are restoring homes along main street USA and do-it-yourself experts are turning old mason jars into shabby-chic chandeliers. Read more.

 

The Four Types of Rail Operations

March 2018

Our Four Types of Rail Operations infographic shows you the difference between manifest, bulk and premium train service. Read more.

 

Connecting Companies to Rail Served Properties

February 2018

Are you looking to build or expand your (or a client’s) business to a rail-served site? Or, are you looking for rail tenants to locate on your property? Our Rail Within Reach initiative is here to make the road ahead an easy one. This initiative will introduce you to new and existing resources which will help answer your questions and make connecting companies to rail served properties simpler. Read more.