Union Pacific

Union Pacific told JPMorgan's Aviation, Transportation and Defense conference Tuesday that while most shipping volumes are up this year, it expects a 7% drop in first-quarter coal volume due to the mild…
The Port of Stockton, Calif., said late Tuesday that, in a public-private partnership with Union Pacific Railroad and Metropolitan Stevedore Co., it has completed a project to add 5,828 feet…
Three Class I railroads—Union Pacific, Norfolk Southern and CSX—and Berkshire Hathaway, parent company of BNSF Railway, have been named by Fortune magazine as among the world’s “Most Admired Companies” in…
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…

The Metrolink engineer involved in the Sept. 12, 2008 Chatsworth, Calif., train crash had earlier allowed a teenaged railfan access to the locomotive cab, overseeing him as the railfan piloted the train, and planned to do so again the day of the accident, which killed 25 and injured 130, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.

--> The Metrolink engineer involved in the Sept. 12, 2008 Chatsworth, Calif., train crash had earlier allowed a teenaged railfan access to the locomotive cab, overseeing him as the railfan piloted…
In a ruling March 2, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago affirmed an earlier decision by a federal court judge in Milwaukee, rejecting a claim by We Energies that Union Pacific overcharged it $23 million for coal deliveries to its Wisconsin power plants. Milwaukee-based We Energies is UP’s largest customer in the Badger State.

--> In a ruling March 2, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago affirmed an earlier decision by a federal court judge in Milwaukee, rejecting a claim by We Energies…
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