UP adopts more electric vehicles to attain more sustainability goals

11/10/2022
The railroad plans to acquire 50 Ford Lightning pickup trucks as part of a plan to employ 67 electric vehicles at various facilities. Union Pacific Railroad

Union Pacific plans to begin using dozens of electric vehicles at select locations throughout its system to replace gasoline- or diesel-powered models. Over the next five to six months, 67 electric vehicles — including 50 Ford Lightning pickups and 17 Ford Mustang Mach-Es — are expected to be in operation. 

 
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