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Omaha, Neb., October 18, 2012 – Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) today reported 2012 third quarter net income of $1 billion, or $2.19 per diluted share, compared to $904 million, or $1.85 per diluted share, in the third quarter 2011. “Despite a 12 percent decline in coal volumes and significantly weaker steel and scrap metal markets, we generated best-ever financial results across the board,” said Jack Koraleski, Union Pacific chief executive officer. “We achieved solid core pricing gains, managed our network efficiently and delivered on the benefits of our diverse franchise with growth in other markets.”