Union Pacific Names Bob Naro Vice President Mexico Operations

Omaha, Neb., February 3, 2005 – Union Pacific Railroad has named Bob Naro as vice president Mexico operations.

He will be responsible for all aspects of UP’s Mexico operations, including border operations, interchange with Mexican railroads, capacity planning and special UP Mexico projects.

Naro, formerly assistant vice president Mexico operations, has held railroad leadership positions in transportation, customer service, risk management and strategic planning. He started his career with Missouri Pacific Railroad in 1965 in Memphis.

He will report to Dennis Duffy, UP executive vice president operations. The appointment is effective immediately.

Union Pacific is the leading rail connection between the United States and Mexico. It serves border gateways in Texas at El Paso, Eagle Pass, Laredo and Brownsville as well as Calexico, Calif. and Nogales, Ariz.

Union Pacific Corporation owns one of America’s leading transportation companies. Its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad, is the largest railroad in North America, covering 23 states across the western two-thirds of the United States. A strong focus on quality and a strategically advantageous route structure enable the company to serve customers in critical and fast growing markets. It is a leading carrier of low-sulfur coal used in electrical power generation and has broad coverage of the large chemical-producing areas along the Gulf Coast. With competitive long-haul routes between all major West Coast ports and eastern gateways, and as the only railroad to serve all six major gateways to Mexico, Union Pacific has the premier rail franchise in North America.

For further information, contact John Bromley at (402) 544-3475.

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