Long Rail Is a Game Changer
Posted March 27, 2015 9:18 a.m. CDT
Cranes load 480-foot sections of high-strength, head-hardened continuous cast rail from a ship at the Port of Stockton to shuttle cars.
A dream more than a decade in the making is now reality. Union Pacific is the rail industry's first to import long rail from Japan to its custom facility at the Port of Stockton, California, setting a new standard for rail reliability.
Feb. 25, 2015 5:03 p.m. CST
The Feb. 24 event brought together safety experts, railroad officials and oil and chemical industry representatives to discuss rail safety and emergency response programs associated with moving crude oil by rail.
Feb. 20, 2015 2:25 p.m. CST
Built in the 1880s as an industrial town for the Pullman Company, the historic district highlights both the promise of American opportunity and the struggles for civil rights and fair labor standards.Read More
Feb. 13, 2015 8:00 a.m. CST
Union Pacific has a goal of zero crossing incidents - because even one is too many. But people continue to use railroad property as a short cut, or they make bad decisions at crossings.Read More
Feb. 03, 2015 9:00 a.m. CST
As soon as the ice began to melt after last year's brutal Chicago winter, Union Pacific forces began planning and preparing for this year's storms.
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