Union Pacific Tops Fortune Magazine's 25th Annual List Of America's Most Admired Railroads For Second Consecutive Year

Omaha, Neb., March 7, 2007Fortune magazine has named Union Pacific the most admired railroad in its America’s Most Admired Companies list. 

For the second consecutive year, Union Pacific was named the U.S. railroad industry leader in key attributes of reputation on Fortune’s annual list of Most Admired Companies: innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, and long-term investment.  The rankings are determined in a survey of industry analysts, boards of directors and corporate and railroad executives.

"Being named America’s most admired railroad for two consecutive years is truly an honor," said Jim Young, chairman and CEO, Union Pacific. "Our continued success is attributed to our 53,000 employees who day in and day out provide the critical work necessary to serve our customers and meet our nation’s demand for consumer and industrial goods."

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About Union Pacific

Union Pacific Corporation owns one of America's leading transportation companies. Its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad, links 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country and serves the fastest-growing U.S. population centers. Union Pacific’s diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Energy, Industrial Products and Intermodal. The railroad offers competitive long-haul routes from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways. Union Pacific connects with Canada’s rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major gateways to Mexico, making it North America’s premier rail franchise.

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