Union Pacific Plans to Invest Nearly $102 Million into Nebraska’s Rail Infrastructure

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Union Pacific plans to invest nearly $102 million in 2015 to improve Nebraska’s transportation infrastructure. The investment into the infrastructure will go towards enhancing employees, communes and customer safety and increase the operating efficiency. The money invested into the railroads will be from private investments and not though tax payers funds.

Union Pacific Invests in Nebraska

The break down of Union Pacific’s investment is nearly $90 million to maintain railroad track, nearly $8 million to enhance signal systems and $4 million to maintain or replace bridges in the state.

“We constantly evaluate our customers’ needs to make targeted investments that enhance our efficiency and deliver the goods American businesses and families use daily,” said Donna Kush, Union Pacific vice president – Public Affairs, Northern Region. “Continuing to aggressively invest in our infrastructure is an important element in Union Pacific’s unwavering safety commitment.”

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