DENVER, Colo. – Union Pacific Railroad’s Engineering team recently tackled a monumental effort at its equipment shop in Denver, Colorado – rebuilding the first of 32 massive track maintenance machines to make them more user-friendly, enhance safety and simplify repairs.
OMAHA –– New service offers a sustainable, fast rail option that takes trucks off the road, reducing emissions on California and Arizona highways.
OMAHA, Neb. – Union Pacific is undergoing a switch modernization project.
CHICAGO – Union Pacific has issued a Request for Qualifications, or RFQ, to provide property acquisition services for UP and NS’s part of CREATE Project EW2.
SACRAMENTO COUNTY, Calif. – Union Pacific crews anonymously reported concerns over an unsafe behavior at a crossing in Sacramento County, California.
LOS ANGELES – Union Pacific has finished repairs in its Calexico subdivision after flooding.
LOS ANGELES – Union Pacific finishes repairs in three California subdivisions after flooding caused by torrential rainfall.
OMAHA – While much of the western U.S. avoided major damage from Hurricane Hilary, Union Pacific took a punch in the gut, as RT&S reported yesterday.
HOUSTON, Texas – After cancer clusters were found in Houston neighborhoods nearby a Union Pacific rail yard, the city plans to spend millions of dollars on relocation.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Through input and improvements, a UP employee-designed cart removes e-clips automatically.
The Great Salt Lake, which is home to 338 bird species, is also home to Union Pacific’s Great Salt Lake causeway, a 20-mile-long raised rock-filled railroad track.
To help keep trains on the tracks, Union Pacific employs technology, optimal response and maintenance methodologies, and an aggressive capital renewal strategy. Total Union Pacific derailments have decreased by 21% from 2019 to last year.
Union Pacific is inviting the public to attend an open house Feb. 23 regarding the railroad’s Third Main Line project, which is currently underway.
When Union Pacific Railroad senior manager Mike Upton encounters a news crew from The Weather Channel in downtown Truckee, California, he knows it’s all hands on deck in the Sierra Nevada Mountain range.
For more than two decades, Jerry Rhea and his crew of California-based Union Pacific railway workers have called the Roseville Rail Yard home.
East of Dallas, Union Pacific recently completed a multi-year infrastructure project that started in December 2020. In order to improve the state’s rail potential, the Class 1 has had 12 construction, rail, signal, surface, and tie teams working on a wide range of track projects.
Union Pacific is maintaining an embargo it imposed last week on all travel to and from Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin because of persistently severe winter weather.
At RT&S, we like to highlight construction projects and milestones whenever possible. Union Pacific recently announced the completion of a siding extension in New Mexico.
Union Pacific is about to embark on a major tie project over 45 miles of its Metra UP-North Line. The portion of the line receiving the new ties runs from Kenosha and Chicago, and the work will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 20.
Union Pacific told customers in a service announcement that a curfew for train movement has been initiated in the area of Oakridge, Ore., due to the Cedar Creek fire.