Rail

Union Pacific Railroad

Union Pacific RailroadThe Union Pacific Railroad tracks run parallel to Interstate 10 across the state of Arizona, and therefore, pass right through the Sun Corridor region which extends from Phoenix metro area down to the Tucson metro area. In fact, many of the Industrial Parks within the cities of Casa Grande, and Eloy have direct access to rail service.

Union Pacific Railroad operates North America’s premier railroad franchise, covering 23 states in the western two-thirds of the United States. The railroad links every major West Coast and Gulf Coast port and provides service to the east through its four major gateways in Chicago, St. Louis, Memphis and New Orleans. Additionally, Union Pacific operates key north/south corridors and is the only railroad to serve all six major gateways to Mexico. Union Pacific also interchanges traffic with the Canadian rail systems.

Union Pacific rail system is perfectly positioned to serve the country’s fastest growing cities and states. The railroad is the nation’s largest hauler of chemicals and one of the largest intermodal carriers. The railroad has one of the most diversified commodity mixes in the industry, including chemicals, coal, food and food products, forest products, grain and grain products, intermodal, metals and minerals, and automobiles and parts.


Rail Services Available in the Sun Corridor

  • Local Manifest Service
  • Premium Intermodal Service- TOFC/COFC (Port of Tucson)
  • UPDS Managed Trans load/Reload/Warehousing Services
  • Rail Shipment Tracking and Management System
  • Transportation Logistics Services

UPRR System Map

Through Union Pacific's connection with other Class 1 railroads, Union Pacific provides a complete network of rail connections throughout the United States.