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Union Pacific to Spend $1 Billion to Modernize 600 Trains

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Union Pacific, the second-largest U.S. railroad, is spending $1 billion to modernize 600 trains.

Maggie Eastland | The Dallas Morning News
July 27, 2022
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific Reports Strong Q1 Earnings

Union Pacific train Ken James/Bloomberg

While Union Pacific Corp. delivered first-quarter financial results that outpaced Wall Street expectations, talk of service disruptions across its rail network and those of its competitors was top of mind among company executives who soon must answer to the Surface Transportation Board about those delays.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
April 21, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics

Fertilizer Company Says Union Pacific Limits Will Hurt Farmers

Union Pacific train John Sommers II for Transport Topics

OMAHA, Neb. — A major fertilizer company says the limits Union Pacific is putting on rail traffic to clear up congestion will delay shipments that farmers need during the spring planting season.

Josh Funk | Associated Press
April 15, 2022
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific Will Limit Traffic to Clear Clogged Rail Lines

A Union Pacific train A Union Pacific freight train in Dupo, Ill. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

Union Pacific Corp. plans to limit customer-owned railcars on its network beginning next week to ease traffic jams that have gummed up the supply chain.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
April 12, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics

Rail Unions Seek Mediator With Talks ‘Completely Stalled’

Union Pacific freight trains in Dupo, Ill. Union Pacific freight trains in Dupo, Ill. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

Labor unions representing about 100,000 U.S. railroad workers say contract negotiations have broken down after more than two years of talks with several carriers.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
January 24, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Schneider Moving Western Intermodal Service to Union Pacific

Schneider Union Pacific Schneider by John Sommers II for Transport Topics; Union Pacific by Ken James/Bloomberg News

Schneider is expanding intermodal service by moving its primary western rail partnership to Union Pacific, the company announced Jan. 19.

January 24, 2022
Business, Safety, Logistics

Union Pacific Steps Up Security to Curb L.A. Train Thefts

Union Pacific rail theft Shredded boxes and packages at a section of the Union Pacific train tracks in downtown Los Angeles Jan. 14. (Ringo H.W. Chiu/Associated Press)

Union Pacific Corp. is erecting physical barriers and increasing its own policing of an area in Los Angeles where people have been stealing goods from its trains.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
January 20, 2022
Business, Safety

Thieves Raiding Rail Cargo Containers in Los Angeles

Shredded boxes and packages at a section of the Union Pacific train tracks in downtown Los Angeles Shredded boxes and packages at a section of the Union Pacific train tracks in downtown Los Angeles Jan. 14. (Ringo H.W. Chiu/Associated Press)

LOS ANGELES — Thieves have been raiding cargo containers aboard trains nearing downtown Los Angeles for months, taking packages belonging to people across the U.S. and leaving the tracks blanketed with discarded boxes.

January 14, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics

Union Pacific Reports Strong Q3 Earnings

Union Pacific A Union Pacific train on the tracks. (Oregon Department of Transportation)

As freight volumes surge, Omaha, Neb.-based Union Pacific Railroad reported strong third-quarter results that significantly exceeded the company’s report from this time last year and beat Wall Street analysts’ expectations.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
October 21, 2021
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific Receives Cargo 24/7 Near L.A. Ports

Union Pacific Corp. locomotives and rail cars sit parked at a rail yard in Kansas City. Union Pacific Corp. locomotives and rail cars sit parked at a rail yard in Kansas City. (Whitney Curtis/Bloomberg News)

Union Pacific Corp. has begun receiving trucks around-the-clock at its freight facility near the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, extending operating time by about 20 hours a week to help ease cargo congestion.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
October 19, 2021

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