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Union Pacific Named TTS Rail Carrier of the Year

Omaha, Neb., August 26, 2011 – Transportation and logistics provider TTS, LLC, named Union Pacific Railroad its 2010 Rail Carrier of the Year. The award recognizes Union Pacific's consistent attention to customer service and on-time delivery in the intermodal business it handles for TTS.

"To receive recognition from TTS for our work is an honor," said Brian McDonald, vice president sales – Intermodal. "Our strong, innovative business relationship with TTS spans more than half a decade, and we will continue to grow our mutual efforts by seeking out new ways to strengthen our intermodal services."

Union Pacific was among four carriers that received recognition from TTS in various categories. Awardees were selected based on dedication to bringing creative solutions to TTS and helping grow its customer base through exceptional service.  Union Pacific transports consumer and manufactured goods, as well as dairy products, for TTS.

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 responsible 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, making it North America's premier rail franchise.

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