Union Pacific

Business News: World’s Largest Steam Locomotive Returns to the Rails as Union Pacific Commemorates Transcontinental Railroad’s 150th Anniversary

OMAHA, NE (STL.News) – Union Pacific announced the commemorative tour schedule for its historic steam locomotives, Big Boy No. 4014 and Living Legend No. 844.  The iconic steam locomotives will join together in a public display for the first time May 9 in Ogden, Utah, during Union Pacific’s celebratory event marking the transcontinental railroad’s 150th … Continue reading Business News: World’s Largest Steam Locomotive Returns to the Rails as Union Pacific Commemorates Transcontinental Railroad’s 150th Anniversary

Business News: Union Pacific Names Jim Vena Chief Operating Officer

OMAHA, NE – Jan. 7, 2019 – Union Pacific today named Jim Vena chief operating officer, effective Jan. 14.  He served as executive vice president and chief operating officer at Canadian National (CN) until retiring in June 2016 after a 40-year CN career. Vena, 60, will lead all aspects of Union Pacific’s operations, including Unified … Continue reading Business News: Union Pacific Names Jim Vena Chief Operating Officer

Union Pacific Receives Telly Award for Promoting Railroad Safety

OMAHA, Neb., July 24, 2017 (STL.NEWS)  The Telly Awards named Union Pacific a Bronze winner for two “Your Life is Worth the Wait” videos urging drivers to stop for trains at railroad crossings. The videos were part of a 2016 rail safety campaign that reached approximately 32 million people on YouTube, Facebook. Twitter and Instagram. … Continue reading Union Pacific Receives Telly Award for Promoting Railroad Safety

Union Pacific beats Street 4Q forecasts

OMAHA, Neb./January 19, 2016 (AP)(STL.News) — Union Pacific Corp. (Ticker:UNP) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $1.14 billion. The Omaha, Nebraska-based company said it had profit of $1.39 per share. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.34 per share. The … Continue reading Union Pacific beats Street 4Q forecasts