- Union Pacific Taps Market With Leveraged Lease Deal. G. C. // Private Placement Letter;11/26/2007, Vol. 25 Issue 45, p3
The article reports that Union Pacific Railroad Co. has tapped the private market with a $145 million leveraged lease transaction in the U.S. in 2007. Seven investors bought the $145 million deal in an 8.5-year final, 3.8-year average life tranche with a coupon of 4.91%. This current deal is...
- UP Gets Handle on Boxes. Gallagher, John // Traffic World;3/6/2006, Vol. 270 Issue 10, p26
The article reports on the success of a cooperative arrangement of Union Pacific (UP) Railroad Co. with ocean carriers to improve the flow of containers on its rail system. The chassis pool arrangement jointly run with the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association has been underway at UP's...
- Arrivals & Departures. // Trains;Aug2006, Vol. 66 Issue 8, p10
The article presents business news briefs pertaining to the U.S. railroad industry. Union Pacific and BNSF Railway will spend $100 million on a new phase of capacity expansion projects in Wyoming's Powder River Basin. Norfolk Southern struck a tentative deal to sell the Hollidaysburg Car Shop...
- Powering a Deal. Boyd, John D. // Traffic World;11/3/2008, Vol. 272 Issue 44, p26
The article reports that California and Union Pacific Railroad Co. (UP) are undertaking an innovative deal in which the state will help pay for 10 new cleaner-burning line-haul locomotives in return for UP keeping them inside state boundaries and removing older units. The deal will be the first...
- Tank carriers affected by rail congestion. // Overdrive;Nov97, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p10
Focuses on the difficulty of truck drivers in meeting demand on their United States-Mexico and Gulf trade routes because of ongoing problems at Union Pacific Railroad Co. Reliance of chemical companies in transporting supplies; Effort to remedy the situation.
- UP schedules double tracking project. // Railway Age;Apr93, Vol. 194 Issue 4, p6
Announces the Union Pacific's (UP) plans to begin double-tracking a portion of its congested Blue Mountains route in Oregon. Cost-effectiveness in comparison to building a 10-mile tunnel; Estimated cost and time-frame; 50 miles of track.
- UP control of C&NW advances. // Railway Age;Apr93, Vol. 194 Issue 4, p20
Reports on the Interstate Commerce Commission's acceptance of an application that would allow Union Pacific (UP) to control Chicago & North Western (C&NW). Dates set for hearings, filing of briefs, oral argument and Commission's final decision.
- UP orders 1 million concrete ties. // Railway Age;May93, Vol. 194 Issue 5, p24
Reports on the awarding by Union Pacific (UP) of a $30 million contract to CXT. One million concrete ties; Six-year duration.
- At Livonia, an early payoff. Welty, Gus // Railway Age;Feb95, Vol. 196 Issue 2, p41
Reports on Union Pacific Railroad Co.'s new classification yard at Livonia, Louisiana. Cost of construction; Plan for completion in 1996; Service of the yard to the Louisiana-Texas chemical industry.