Union Pacific

The Nebraska Central Railroad Co. (NCRC) says it will commemorate "20 years of excellence" through a series of celebratory activities that will be held Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in its…
Programs to evaluate LNG (liquefied natural gas) as a locomotive fuel are expanding throughout the rail industry, led by such stakeholders as GE Transportation, Electro-Motive Diesel, BNSF, Union Pacific, CN,…
Union Pacific has formally unveiled its Arrowedge® employee-designed aerodynamic technology for fuel and locomotive emissions reductions for use on double-stack intermodal freight trains. UP expects to introduce the technology on…
One of railroading’s least-recognized commodities found itself in the global spotlight this summer. On July 30, Russian potash producer Uralkali announced it was severing ties to the Belarusian Potash Company,…
For the past year, BNSF Railway has dominated in the shipment of crude by rail (CBR) from North America’s Bakken shale formation westward to refineries and ship terminals along America’s…
Union Pacific Corp., CSX Corp., Norfolk Southern Corp., and Burlington Northern Santa Fe (a unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.) have won their bid to reverse a ruling that turned a…
One of the largest and perhaps most famous steam locomotives ever built—Union Pacific’s articulated 4-8-8-4 “Big Boy” No. 4014—will be restored to operating condition by UP’s Cheyenne, Wyo.-based Heritage Fleet…
Union Pacific recorted second-quarter earnings of $2.37 per share, or $1.1 billion, up from $2.10 a share, or $1 billion, in the second quarter of 2012, the Omaha-based Class I…
Union Pacific’s record $3.7 billion in capital expenditures in 2012 returned quick dividends, and resulted in the 151-year-old railroad’s best year for its investors.
The Surface Transportation Board has granted permission to Union Pacific Railroad to cease service on 12.5 miles of the Lockport Branch, located in Lofourche Parish, La., which UP owns, while…
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