Author: Union Pacific

A Union Pacific locomotive simulator gave locals in Deming, New Mexico, and Willcox, Arizona, a hands-on opportunity to learn about rail safety.

UP CARES Raises Safety Awareness with Thousands of People Annually

Armed with the resources to share public safety information throughout the railroad’s 23-state system, 126 Union Pacific Railroad employees/volunteers have delivered more than 93 rail safety presentations to more than 30,000 pedestrians, motorists and professional truck drivers in 2023.

The monumental journey transported Artemis II’s powerful rocket motors from Utah to Cape Canaveral, Fla. (Caption and Photograph Courtesy of UP)

Watch: UP’s Role in Artemis II Mission

In a fusion of steel and stars, Union Pacific (UP) recently found itself on a one-of-a-kind voyage, serving a unique customer. The railroad teamed with Norfolk Southern (NS) and short line Florida East Coast (FEC) to safely transport 10 rocket motors from Northrop Grumman Systems in Corinne, Utah, to NASA in Cape Canaveral, Fla., for use in the upcoming Artemis II mission.