Big Data Tech Helps Predict Rail Failure

The goal: Take the data collected across more than 32,000 miles of track, plug it into a computer, and accurately predict which track section will break next. They call it predictive analytics, and it’s the science of harvesting vast amounts of data about the past and using it to predict the future. Read more


Little Rock Central High Legacy Inspires Locomotive Engineer

As a former student of Little Rock Central High School, Union Pacific Locomotive Engineer Harlee Watson is acutely aware of the struggles African-Americans experienced during the Civil Rights Movement. Read more


Removing Mental Health Stigma Key to Suicide Prevention

Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade, Robin Williams – the deaths of such notable figures put suicide in recent news across the globe. But suicide is more than a headline; it’s a tragedy that hits close to home. Read more

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2017 Building America Report

This report details our progress in key areas supporting social, economic and environmental sustainability pillars: operating safely, strengthening communities, engaging employees and working to preserve the environment. We also summarize our 2017 financial performance. Read more.

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