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Union Pacific Railroad Most Admired in Industry

Named Industry Best on Fortune’s Most Admired List for Fourth Consecutive Year

Omaha, Neb., February 27, 2014

Fortune named Union Pacific Railroad the most admired among trucking, transportation and logistics companies for the fourth consecutive year. The magazine's annual World's Most Admired list is published in the Feb. 27 edition.

Union Pacific ranked No. 1 in three of nine reputation attributes identified by Fortune:

  • People management
  • Financial soundness
  • Long-term investment

The company was ranked second in social responsibility; third in use of corporate assets, quality of management, quality of products/services and global competitiveness; and fourth in innovation.

"Every day the men and women of Union Pacific work to provide safe, reliable and efficient transportation solutions that support businesses, communities and the American economy," said Union Pacific CEO Jack Koraleski. "Union Pacific's ranking as the most admired trucking, transportation or logistics company reaffirms our commitment to creating value for our 10,000 customers in America and abroad."

Fortune's research partner, the Hay Group, surveyed more than 3,900 executives, directors and analysts to select companies they admired most from a list that began with approximately 1,400 companies.

About Union Pacific

Union Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP). One of America's most recognized companies, Union Pacific Railroad connects 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a critical link in the global supply chain. From 2007-2013, Union Pacific invested more than $21.6 billion in its network and operations to support America's transportation infrastructure. The railroad's diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Coal, Industrial Products and Intermodal. Union Pacific serves many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers, operates from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways, connects with Canada's rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major Mexico gateways. Union Pacific provides value to its roughly 10,000 customers by delivering products in a safe, reliable, fuel-efficient and environmentally responsible manner.

The statements and information contained in the news releases provided by Union Pacific speak only as of the date issued. Such information by its nature may become outdated, and investors should not assume that the statements and information contained in Union Pacific's news releases remain current after the date issued. Union Pacific makes no commitment, and disclaims any duty, to update any of this information.

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