Union Pacific

Union Pacific announced Friday that James R. Young , its chairman, president, and CEO, will take a medical leave of absence from his responsibilities as president and CEO while he is being…
When Abraham Lincoln signed the Pacific Railway Act of July 1, 1862, creating the original Union Pacific, his vision for the transcontinental railroad was to connect a nation from east…
Bloomberg BusinessWeek magazine has listed Union Pacific No. 5 on its 2012 list of top 50 performing companies. The Bloomberg BusinessWeek 50 evaluates companies on one-year and five-year risk-adjusted returns,…
Union Pacific announced Thursday that it earned 2011 fourth-quarter net income of $964 million, or $1.99 per diluted share, compared with $775 million, or $1.56 per diluted share, in fourth-quarter…
Union Pacific said Wednesday it is offering commemorative Union Pacific Railroad 150th anniversary merchandise for sale, as UP kicks off its year-long sesquicentennial celebration.
U.S. railroads are a vital link to our nation’s economic future. They serve nearly every agricultural, industrial, wholesale, retail, and resource-based sector of the economy. Our freight trains touch almost…

Railroad officers attending the JP Morgan Transportation conference in New York Wednesday expressed optimism that the slide in railroad traffic has been arrested, but in their presentations expressed deepening concern that re-regulation sentiment is growing in Congress and could slow railroad recovery.

--> Railroad officers attending the JP Morgan Transportation conference in New York Wednesday expressed optimism that the slide in railroad traffic has been arrested, but in their presentations expressed deepening concern…
The Surface Transportation Board announced March 10 that it has instituted a proceeding responding to a Union Pacific request that the board "determine the extent of the common carrier obligation…

Fortune magazine has awarded Union Pacific the title of "Most Admired" railroad in its annual survey of American companies, Fortune said. UP scored first among all railroads in the key areas of innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment, and global competitiveness.

--> Fortune magazine has awarded Union Pacific the title of "Most Admired" railroad in its annual survey of American companies, Fortune said. UP scored first among all railroads in the key…

Northern California’s Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) says it’s prepared to target up to $98 million in federal Stimulus Package funding to 10 “shovel-ready” projects, and has the list prepared for federal officials to evaluate March 9, when CCJPA representatives will be in Washington. Total cost of the projects involved is $144 million.

--> Northern California’s Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) says it’s prepared to target up to $98 million in federal Stimulus Package funding to 10 “shovel-ready” projects, and has the list…
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