Union Pacific Redesigns Marketing & Sales Organization to Align with Evolving Customer Needs

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:45:00 CDT Service Yes Yes

Union Pacific today announced it is redesigning its Marketing & Sales organization to align with evolving customer needs. The company will consolidate its six major business units into four: Agricultural Products, Energy, Industrial and Premium. Union Pacific is also refocusing its customer service center and consolidating four subsidiaries into one to help better serve customers.


Union Pacific Reports Second Quarter Positive Train Control Progress

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 11:00:00 CDT Safety Yes Yes

Union Pacific continues to make strides implementing positive train control (PTC).


Union Pacific Corporation CFO Rob Knight to Address the Cowen and Company 10th Annual Global Transportation Conference

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 07:00:00 CDT Financial Yes No

Rob Knight, chief financial officer of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP), will address the Cowen and Company 10th Annual Global Transportation Conference at 9:10 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, in New York.


Union Pacific Railroad Donating $250,000 for Hurricane Harvey Relief

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 18:55:00 CDT Community Yes Yes

Union Pacific today pledged $250,000 to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The funds will be provided from a variety of company donations, demonstrating the railroad's commitment to Houston and other affected railroad communities, and employees who live and work there.


Why People Get Hit by Trains and Union Pacific's Tips to Stay Safe

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:30:00 CDT Safety Yes Yes

You're running late to a high-stakes job interview when a train approaches a railroad crossing along your route. Do you hit the gas, beating the train across the tracks, or stop to let it pass?


Soybean & Grain Shippers Rate Rail Service for 2016 Harvest

Thu, 3 Aug 2017 20:00:00 CDT Service Yes Yes

Agricultural shippers rated the performance of the nation's seven largest freight railroads in the seventh annual Soy Transportation Coalition (STC) Railroad Report Card. For the fifth time, Union Pacific was regarded as the top performing railroad.


Union Pacific Urges Safety for August 21 Solar Eclipse Viewers Near Railroad Tracks

Thu, 3 Aug 2017 14:00:00 CDT Safety Yes Yes

As America prepares for the country's first total solar eclipse in 38 years, Union Pacific urges sky watchers to steer clear of railroad tracks. The open sky above railroad property may appear enticing, but being on or near railroad tracks is a dangerous and illegal activity.


Union Pacific Corporation Declares Third Quarter 2017 Dividend

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:00:00 CDT Financial Yes Yes

The Board of Directors of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) has declared a quarterly dividend of 60.5 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable September 29, 2017, to shareholders of record August 31, 2017.


Union Pacific Corporation CFO Rob Knight to Address the UBS Transportation Conference

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:00:00 CDT Financial Yes Yes

Rob Knight, chief financial officer of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP), will address the UBS Transportation Conference at 9:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in New York.


Union Pacific Elects Bhavesh "Bob" V. Patel to Board of Directors

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:36:00 CDT Financial Yes Yes

Union Pacific Corporation announced that Bhavesh "Bob" V. Patel has been elected to the company's board of directors, effective today.


Union Pacific and New International Shipper Team Up

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:00:00 CDT Service Yes No

It's something rarely seen in the international shipping industry - a new startup. Union Pacific and SM Line Corporation, an international ocean carrier based in South Korea, teamed up to move products from global shippers specializing in electronics and appliances across the railroad's network.


Union Pacific Railroad Safety Videos Receive Telly Awards

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:29:00 CDT Safety Yes Yes

The Telly Awards named Union Pacific a Bronze winner for two "Your Life is Worth the Wait" videos urging drivers to stop for trains at railroad crossings.


Union Pacific Improves Railroad Crossing Safety

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:30:00 CDT Safety Yes Yes

Union Pacific's rail safety programs helped improve public safety and contributed to a 5 percent decline in vehicle–train collisions at railroad crossings in the first half of 2017, compared to last year.


Union Pacific Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 07:00:00 CDT Financial Yes Yes

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) today reported 2017 second quarter net income of nearly $1.2 billion, a second quarter record of $1.45 per diluted share.


Union Pacific's 'Living Legend' Steam Engine Delivers Look at History

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 11:00:00 CDT Heritage and Steam Yes Yes

Union Pacific's No. 844 steam locomotive will provide a close-up look at American transportation history as it departs July 20 for community stops in Colorado and Wyoming.


Union Pacific Uses New Tech to Harness Steel Vibrations

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:00:00 CDT Safety Yes No

What do rock 'n' roll and bridge inspectors have in common? Just as the strings' vibrations tell a guitarist his instrument is properly tuned, the same kind of vibration or movement can give an engineer insight into a bridge's durability. It's called "smart monitoring."


Union Pacific Spotlights Safe Chemical Transportation

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:30:00 CDT Safety Yes Yes

Union Pacific Railroad recognized 56 companies with its distinguished Pinnacle Award for their commitment to safely transport chemical products. The annual award honors Union Pacific customers for implementing release prevention protocols, corrective action plans and having zero non-accident releases (NARs) of regulated hazardous materials shipments.


Union Pacific Plans to Invest $2.5 Million in its Wisconsin Rail Infrastructure

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:00:00 CDT Capital Investment Yes Yes

Union Pacific is boosting safety and efficiency with an approximately $2.5 million infrastructure investment in Wisconsin this year.