Union Pacific 8-K 2015
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 30, 2015 (October 29, 2015)
UNION PACIFIC CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (402) 544-5000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On October 29, 2015, Union Pacific Railroad Company (“UPRR”), the principal railroad operating subsidiary of Union Pacific Corporation (the "Company"), posted a notice to customers on its website announcing that the December 31, 2015, implementation deadline for Positive Train Control (“PTC”) was extended until December 31, 2018. The deadline extension means UPRR will not have to issue any embargoes related to TIH (toxic-by-inhalation) commodities nor suspend passenger train operations.
A copy of UPRR's notice to its customers, along with additional information, is available on the Company's website at:
This Form 8-K disclosure contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual performance or results to differ materially from those expressed in the statements. Important factors, including risk factors, regarding forward-looking information and these risks and uncertainties are discussed in the Company’s filings with the SEC.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: October 30, 2015