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2014-09-15 12:21:14

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As fall weather arrives, Union Pacific Railroad is urging professional photographers to refrain from taking photographs of sports teams, high school seniors, wedding parties and other subjects on or near train tracks or trestles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110304/LA59497LOGO Last year, more than 900 people were injured or killed while trespassing on railroad property in the U.S., according to Federal Railroad Administration statistics....

2014-09-11 16:20:44

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Railroad's Police and Security team recently earned accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. (CALEA), joining a prominent group recognized for complying with the highest law enforcement standards. To date, only 17 percent of U.S. law enforcement agencies have earned CALEA accreditation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110304/LA59497LOGO CALEA is a systematic process that...

2014-08-27 08:21:19

OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rob Knight, chief financial officer of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP), will address the Cowen and Company 7th Annual Global Transportation & Aerospace / Defense Conference at 8:45 a.m. ET on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, in Boston. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110304/LA59497LOGO Interested investors may view the presentation and listen to a live Internet webcast through our website at www.up.com/investors. A replay of...

2014-08-14 16:21:22

OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Railroad achieved a record low 2.95 reportable rail equipment incident rate for the first half of the year (through June 30, 2014). This is a 4 percent improvement versus the same period in 2013, when the company reported a 3.07 reportable rail equipment incident rate, and surpasses the previous first half-year record of 3.01, set in 2010. A company's rail equipment incident rate is calculated using the number of reportable derailments...

2014-07-31 16:20:37

OMAHA, Neb., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) announced that its Board of Directors voted today to increase the quarterly dividend on the company's common shares by 10 percent to 50 cents per share. The increased dividend is payable October 1, 2014, to shareholders of record August 29, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110304/LA59497LOGO "We are pleased to reward our shareholders with another dividend increase," said Rob Knight, Union...

2014-07-24 08:22:33

Diluted Earnings per Share up 21 Percent OMAHA, Neb., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All-Time Quarterly Records -- Diluted earnings per share of $1.43 improved 21 percent. -- Operating revenues totaled $6.0 billion, up 10 percent. -- Operating income totaled $2.2 billion, up 17 percent. -- Operating ratio of 63.5 percent improved 2.2 points. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) today reported 2014 second quarter net income of $1.3 billion, or $1.43 per diluted share,...

2014-07-17 08:22:04

OMAHA, Neb., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- You are invited to listen to Union Pacific Corporation's (NYSE: UNP) second quarter 2014 earnings release presentation that will be broadcast live over the Internet and via teleconference on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 8:45 a.m. Eastern Time. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110304/LA59497LOGO What: Union Pacific Corporation's Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Release When: Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 8:45 a.m....

2014-07-09 20:20:19

Completes Inaugural Water Questionnaire OMAHA, Neb., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its sixth annual public disclosure to CDP, Union Pacific submitted climate change data, discussing efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. For the first time, the company also outlined efforts to responsibly manage water in the CDP's water questionnaire. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110304/LA59497LOGO Illustrating the role environmental sustainability plays in Union Pacific's business planning...

2014-07-02 16:20:33

Only North American Railroad to make Barron's annual list OMAHA, Neb., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific recently was named to The World's Most Respected Companies list compiled by Barron's. Ranked No. 19 out of the world's 100 largest publicly traded companies, Union Pacific was rated by participants asked to select one of four statements reflecting their view of each company, ranging from "highly respect" to "don't respect."...

2014-06-30 12:22:05

OMAHA, Neb., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Railroad reminds drivers to use caution at railroad crossings while traveling during the Independence Day holiday. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110304/LA59497LOGO "Independence Day is a special time for gathering with family and friends, and we urge drivers to use caution as they approach and cross railroad tracks," said Robert Morrison, Union Pacific Chief of Police. "Drivers should always expect a train and obey all railroad...


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