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Union Pacific Railroad Recognized for Carrier Performance by WWL Vehicle Services Americas

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Union Pacific Railroad Recognized for Carrier Performance by WWL Vehicle Services Americas14:02 EDT Tuesday, July 26, 2011OMAHA, Neb., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WWL Vehicle Services Americas recently recognized Union Pacific as its 2010 rail carrier of the year, citing Union Pacific's performance in the areas of timely delivery, quality and customer service.(Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110304/LA59497LOGO)"We are extremely honored to be recognized by WWL Vehicle Services Americas," said Linda Brandl, Union Pacific vice president and general manager - Automotive. "Consistently providing high levels of service and value is how we build and maintain strong relationships with our customers. While we are proud of our 2010 accomplishments, we are working to deliver even better performance in 2011 and beyond."Union Pacific directly serves five vehicle assembly plants and distributes imported vehicles from seven West Coast ports and one Gulf Coast port. Union Pacific operates or accesses 43 vehicle distribution centers, covering most major western U.S. cities.About Union PacificUnion 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.www.up.comwww.facebook.com/unionpacificwww.twitter.com/unionpacificSOURCE Union PacificFor further information: Tom Lange of Union Pacific, +1-402-544-3560, tomlange@up.com