July 30, 2016 2:11 PM ET

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Company Overview of Union Pacific Railroad Company Inc.

Company Overview

Union Pacific Railroad Company Inc. provides railroad freight transportation services in North America. It transports coal, rocks, soda ash, and grains. The company was incorporated in 1969 and is based in Omaha, Nebraska. Union Pacific Railroad Company Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Union Pacific Corporation.

1400 Douglas Street

Omaha, NE 68179

United States

Founded in 1969

50,188 Employees





Key Executives for Union Pacific Railroad Company Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 53
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 58
Executive Vice President of Operations
Age: 53
Assistant Vice President of Investor Relations
Vice President of Human Resources
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Union Pacific Railroad Company Inc. Key Developments

The Union Pacific Railroad to Invest $11.5 Million in New Mexico's Rail Infrastructure

The Union Pacific Railroad has announced plans to invest $11.5 million in 2016 to improve transportation infrastructure in New Mexico. The company's multi-million dollar private investment will enhance employee, community and customer safety and increase rail operating efficiency. Freight railroads like Union Pacific operate on track built and maintained without taxpayer funds. Union Pacific's planned investment covers a range of initiatives: $11 million to maintain railroad track and $196,000 to maintain bridges in the state. A key project planned this year: $4 million investment in the rail line between Lordsburg and the Grant-Luna county line to replace 22,091 railroad ties and install 7,791 tons of rock ballast. This year's planned $11.5 million capital expenditure in New Mexico is part of an ongoing investment strategy. From 2011 to 2015 Union Pacific invested more than $538 million strengthening New Mexico's transportation infrastructure.

Union Pacific Railroad to Invest $13.5 Million in Laramie-Hanna Rail Line

Union Pacific Railroad announced that it will invest $13.5 million in the rail line between Laramie and near Hanna. The project, funded entirely by Union Pacific without taxpayer dollars, began July 16 and is scheduled to be completed by mid-September. The railroad will replace 74,000 railroad ties, install 23,000 tons of rock ballast and replace five miles of rail in various curves. In addition, crews will repair the surfaces at 21 road crossings. The project is one of nearly 1,500 Union Pacific will complete across its 32,000-mile network this year to help improve train operating efficiency, reduce motorist wait times at crossings and enhance safety.

Union Pacific Railroad Invests $10 Million Kansas in Transportation Infrastructure

Union Pacific Railroad will strengthen Kansas' transportation infrastructure investing more than $10 million in the rail line between near Delia and near Onaga. The project, funded entirely by Union Pacific without taxpayer dollars, began July 24 and is scheduled to be completed in mid-August. The railroad plans to invest $120 million in 2015 to improve Kansas' transportation infrastructure. Union Pacific's planned investment covers a range of initiatives: nearly $110 million to maintain railroad track, $2.2 million to enhance signal systems and $7.5 million to maintain or replace bridges in the state. Union Pacific plans to spend $4.2 billion across its network this year, following investments totaling more than $31 billion from 2005-2014.

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