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2014-01-02 16:20:11

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE: GWR) CALGARY, AB and DARIEN, CT, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (CP) (TSX:CP) (NYSE:CP) and Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) (NYSE: GWR) announced today that they have executed an agreement pursuant to which CP will sell the west end of its Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (DM&E) line to G&W for continued rail operations. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140102/MM39721-a) (Photo:...

2009-04-27 11:00:00

SIOUX FALLS, SD, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad (DM&E) employees will join their counterparts at Canadian Pacific and pause to honor workers who have perished or have been injured in the workplace at 11 a.m. local time on Tuesday, April 28th, the designated International Day of Mourning. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090427/TO591LOGO ) "We remember those employees who have lost their lives or suffered injury in...

2006-07-14 11:03:44

By Nick Carey ROCHESTER, Minnesota (Reuters) - Rochester doesn't mind railroads -- unless there's a possibility that they could disturb the southern Minnesota city's most important resident, the Mayo Clinic. Both the city government and the world-famous medical center are fighting a $6 billion network expansion by Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad to bring coal to the Midwest from Wyoming's Powder River Basin. The project would include upgrading DM&E's line through...

2005-11-07 13:23:33

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The biggest U.S. railroad project in a century could get under way next year and ease transport constraints from the primary U.S. coal-mining region, a railroad executive said on Monday. Construction on a three-year project to carry coal from Wyoming to Eastern power plants could start in late 2006 if an application for $2.5 billion in U.S. government loans is approved, said Kevin Schieffer, chief executive of privately held Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern Railroad...

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