Union Pacific Offers Grants to Promote Rail Safety

Union-PacificOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific is again offering grants to help communities along the railroad promote safety.

The Omaha, Nebraska-based railroad will award grants worth between $500 and $5,000 to organizations that apply before Sept. 30.

Union Pacific says it is looking for programs that will educate people about railroad safety and rail crossing hazards.

Last year, the railroad awarded 21 grants. More information on the program is available online at www.UnionPacificCares.com .