OMAHA, NE — Union Pacific Railroad, the largest U.S. railroad, plans to nearly double its annual tonnage of ethanol shipments by 2008. Jerry Finan, senior product manager for corn refining at Union Pacific Railroad, told an ethanol industry conference that Union Pacific expects to transport 2.8 billion gallons of ethanol a year by 2008. It currently transports 1.5-1.7 billion gallons per year, according to Finan.

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