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September 02, 2015 2:27 PM ET

Road and Rail

Company Overview of Union Pacific Railroad Company Inc.

Company Overview

Union Pacific Railroad Company Inc., together with its subsidiaries, 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

Phone:

402-544-5000

Fax:

402-271-5572

Key Executives for Union Pacific Railroad Company Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 52
Executive Chairman
Age: 64
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 57
Executive Vice President of Operations
Assistant Vice President of Investor Relations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Union Pacific Railroad Company Inc. Key Developments

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.

Union Pacific Railroad Company Inc. Announces Investment in Missouri's Transportation Infrastructure

Union Pacific Railroad Company Inc. has invested nearly $15 million in the rail line between the Missouri/Iowa border and Trenton to strengthen Missouri's transportation infrastructure. The project, funded entirely by Union Pacific without taxpayer dollars is scheduled to be completed the mid-August 2015. The railroad will replace nearly 24 miles of rail and install eight switches. In addition, crews will repair the surfaces at 37 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. The railroad plans to invest $66 million in 2015 to improve Missouri's transportation infrastructure. Union Pacific's planned investment covers a range of initiatives: nearly $48 million to maintain railroad track, $8 million to enhance signal systems and $10 million to maintain or replace bridges in the state. Union Pacific plans to spend $4.2 billion across its network in the year 2015.

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