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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.

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California Agencies Get an Inside View of Rail Safety

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.

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Pullman History Honored with National Monument

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.

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I Am My Brother's Keeper

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.

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Lessons from CHIberia Help Ease Storm's Impact

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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