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Union Pacific Railroad Recognized as A Best Diversity Company by Diversity Careers in Engineering and Information Technology

Omaha, Neb., July 13, 2010 – Union Pacific Railroad has been named a 2010 Best Diversity Company by Diversity Careers in Engineering and Information Technology. The magazine honored Union Pacific for its support of minorities and women, attention to work/life balance, and supplier diversity commitment based on feedback from its readers and website visitors.

"We are proud to be recognized for the second consecutive year as a Best Diversity Company," said Barb Schaefer, Union Pacific senior vice president - Human Resources. "It is critical for the success of our company that we attract the most capable people, regardless of their gender, race or ethnicity, to work for Union Pacific."

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. Union Pacific serves many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers and provides Americans with a fuel-efficient, environmentally friendly and safe mode of freight transportation. Union Pacific's diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Energy, Industrial Products and Intermodal. The railroad emphasizes excellent customer service and offers competitive 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.

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