Managing growth while preserving and enhancing the beautiful character of Portland


THE CURRENT location of the albina & brooklyn yard facilities present serious environmental, mobility, safety, and development challenges. Coupled with our Regions expected increase in Population growth will only furtheR exacerbaTE EXISTING SAFETY AND CONGESTION PROBLEMS.

- Economic Impacts of Congestion Study, 2015

- Economic Impacts of Congestion Study, 2015


The Solution

To create a new path for Union Pacific that will allow the railroad to travel in less populous areas at higher speeds, with fewer at-grade crossings to maintain, thereby utilizing the existing Albina and Brooklyn Yard beyond a singular-use.