Author: Union Pacific

2024 50-year honorees, UP, top row, from left: Dana Carman Sr., locomotive engineer; Jack Dugal, locomotive engineer; Mike Freeman, locomotive engineer; Stanley Grishom, locomotive engineer; bottom row, from left: David Perez, locomotive engineer; Joseph Perry, yardperson; Mickey Richard, flagging foreperson; and Vadim Woods, conductor. (Image Courtesy of UP)

Saluting UP’s 50-Year Railroaders

Continuing a long-standing Union Pacific (UP) tradition, employees achieving 50 years of railroading will be honored May 8, in a special ceremony with UP senior leadership at 11:15 a.m. CT.

The Union Pacific 2023 J.C. Kenefick Safety Award winner Bayson Oxuzidis with, from left, Chief Executive Officer Jim Vena; Bayson’s wife, Jennifer; and Eric Gehringer, Executive Vice President-Operations. (UP Photograph)

Watch: Bayson Oxuzidis Trailblazes Path at UP

Under the harsh gaze of the Sonoran sun, one leader’s approach to safety is as relentless as the desert heat itself. That quiet force is Bayson Oxuzidis, a dedicated Union Pacific (UP)

UP has implemented new policies and enhanced training for craft professionals across its 23-state network. (Caption and Photograph Courtesy of UP)

UP Invests in Safety, Launches New Training

Union Pacific (UP) continues making progress toward its goal to be the best in safety, investing in people, enhancing infrastructure, transforming culture and harnessing the transformative power of technology.