UP picks TRAC Interstar for truck breakdowns

Union Pacific has named TRAC Intermodal LLC subsidiary TRAC Interstar LLC as its preferred national provider of emergency road service, covering the entire U.S. Motor carriers can select TRAC Interstar when calling UP’s Road Service Number, 1-877-250-1933.

UP lands ONE contract

Ocean Network Express Pte. LTD (ONE) and Ocean Network Express North America have selected Union Pacific to handle all intermodal shipments arriving on ONE container ships at U.S. West Coast ports beginning April 1, 2018.

BK2 0172 BNSF westbound stack between Athol and Ramsey ID

BNSF, UP expanding, upgrading in northern Idaho

Track projects this summer in northern Idaho are expanding capacity on a busy segment of BNSF’s Northern Corridor, and upgrading conditions on Union Pacific’s route to the Canadian border.

UP salutes Nebraska 150

Union Pacific Railroad’s “Nebraska150 Express” heritage train will tour the state August 4-6, to mark the 150th anniversary of the territory’s entry into the Union.

Golden spikes & steam: Union Pacific marking 150th transcontinental railroad anniversary

Union Pacific this week launched a two-year celebration commemorating the completion of the transcontinental railroad nearly 150 years ago.

New Year sets record for Port of LA

The Port of Los Angeles marked the busiest January in its history as overall container traffic surged 17.4% from the same month a year ago.

UP absorbs third-quarter hit

Any way you slice them, Union Pacific’s third-quarter 2016 financials aren’t good. Based on “an unstable global economy, the relatively strong U.S. dollar, and continued soft demand for consumer goods,” in the words of chief executive Lance Fritz, nearly every metric compares negatively to the prior-year quarter. Yet, “certain segments of the economy, such as grain and energy, are showing signs of life.”

UP: PTC making steady progress

Union Pacific on Oct. 6, 2016 updated its Positive Train Control (PTC) implementation program. Through Sept. 1, 2016, UP has invested $2.1 billion in PTC. The railroad’s current estimate for PTC’s total cost is about $2.9 billion.

Union Pacific named Railroad of the Year by RICA

The Railway Industrial Clearance Association (RICA) announced its selection for 2016 Railroad of the Year: Union Pacific.

Union Pacific announces marketing & sales leadership appointments

Union Pacific announced multiple Marketing & Sales leadership appointments, effective Sept. 1: