Union Pacific

Big Boy 4014 Returns

One of the largest and perhaps most famous steam locomotives ever built—Union Pacific’s (UP) articulated 4-8-8-4 “Big Boy” No. 4014—is heading on a month-long tour this summer to celebrate railroad heritage and the communities UP serves.

Martin J. Oberman, STB Chairman

STB to Class I’s: Are You Prepared?

Surface Transportation Board (STB) Chairman Martin J. Oberman has called on the CEOs of the seven North American Class I’s to provide an update on their preparedness to meet service demands, particularly as railroad employment rates have fallen.

Union Pacific’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Journey is Never Ending

A year ago, a teenager named Darnella Frazier video recorded the murder of George Floyd, which ultimately led to the conviction of ex-police officer Derek Chauvin. While witnessing the traumatic and terrifying episode, Darnella stood her ground for justice. Her courage is helping drive profound change in this country, and is a stark reminder for all of us: See something, say something, do something, because it will make a difference.

UP Teams With Safe Kids on Education

Union Pacific (UP) and nonprofit Safe Kids Worldwide will expand their partnership over the next three years with new initiatives to “raise awareness, educate families, and prevent rail-related injuries and deaths involving children,” they reported.