Union Pacific Railroad Named 2009 Rail Carrier of the Year by Lowe’s Home Improvement

OMAHA, Neb. — Union Pacific Railroad has been named 2009 Rail Carrier of the Year by Lowe’s Home Improvement. Union Pacific’s selection was based on the company’s ability to differentiate itself through its variety of products and the railroad’s commitment to customer service.

“We work hard to understand our customers’ needs, develop strategic freight transportation solutions and provide outstanding customer service,” said Eric Butler, Union Pacific vice president and general manager – Industrial Products. “We are honored to be recognized by Lowe’s and our entire Lowe’s team is dedicated to delivering even better results in 2010.”