Saturday, January 08, 2011

"Union Pacific: Coming 'Round the Bend"

"Union Pacific: Coming 'Round the Bend" by ROBIN GOLDWYN BLUMENTHAL, Barron's, © Dow Jones & Company, Inc., JANUARY 8, 2011. (News Article)

"The nation's No. 1 railroad has emerged from the recession leaner and meaner. It's grabbing market share from trucks and preparing to raise prices. ... These days, the [Union Pacific] company has a market value of about $46 billion and runs some 1,000 trains across its tracks every day, guided by increasingly high-tech logistics systems. The trains are getting longer, too—sometimes as long as two miles. ... " [More]

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