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2013-06-20 12:21:06

CALGARY, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP) (NYSE:CP) today announced Robert Johnson has been hired as CP's Vice-President U.S. Operations. Johnson's railroad career spans 32 years with BNSF where he held successively more responsible roles in operations, transportation, engineering, and service excellence. His most recent position at BNSF was General Manager, Northwest Division, overseeing day-to-day operations for that region. "We welcome Robert to Canadian...

2013-06-19 08:21:44

CALGARY, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today announced it has launched a faster intermodal rail service between Toronto and Calgary to better serve customers in this key corridor. The new service offering cuts 20 hours from previous schedules. "Customers are taking advantage of CP's faster transit times in major intermodal corridors, and given Calgary's importance as a Canadian distribution hub, improving this service is the next logical step,"...

2013-06-12 08:25:09

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Wall Street Reports announced new research reports highlighting Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE: CP), Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE: CNI), Trinity Industries Inc. (NYSE: TRN) and Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE: WAB). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -...

2013-06-03 16:20:31

CALGARY, June 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian Pacific Railway (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today released information from the company's preliminary investigation relating to the Wanup, Ontario derailment Sunday June 2, 2013. Certain early media reporting about the incident is inaccurate.  Following are facts revealed through initial review of the incident. At approximately 9:50 am EDT on Sunday, June 2 a northbound freight train derailed east of Sudbury near Wanup, Ontario. There were...

2013-05-28 12:21:02

CHICAGO, IL, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today it is accelerating work on the US$33-million upgrading of its Whitehall Subdivision in Wisconsin to increase car-loading capacity and train velocity for the growing frac sand supply chains of Badger Mining Corporation, Preferred Sands of Wisconsin LLC, Atlas Resin Proppants LLC, and Taylor Frac LLC. The improvement program will permit the transportation of heavier loaded frac sand freight cars...

2013-05-17 12:20:41

OMAHA, Neb., May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Union Pacific Railroad received the 2012 President's Award for Logistics Excellence from Toyota Logistics Services. The annual honor, which Union Pacific won for the second consecutive year, recognizes overall logistics excellence among rail carriers. The President's Award is Toyota's highest supplier distinction. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110304/LA59497LOGO) Union Pacific also received excellence awards for on-time...

2013-05-16 12:20:49

OMAHA, Neb., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) has declared a quarterly dividend of 69 cents per share on its common stock, payable July 1, 2013, to stockholders of record May 31, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110304/LA59497LOGO) Union Pacific has paid dividends on its common stock for 114 consecutive years. About Union PacificUnion Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of...

2013-05-13 16:20:20

CN reiterates plan to upgrade Prairie North Line through Humboldt HUMBOLDT, SK, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Today, CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) president and chief executive officer Claude Mongeau helped the citizens of Humboldt, Sask. inaugurate the Community Trail project, part of the CN EcoConnexions - From the Ground Up program. Humboldt is one of 25 communities selected to receive funding from the program to date. The program's objective is to promote the greening of municipal...

2013-05-08 12:21:30

MONTREAL, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Jim Vena, executive vice-president and chief operating officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), will address the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Transportation Conference on May 16 in Boston, Mass., at 11.20 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Vena will discuss how CN's focus on customer engagement and operational and service excellence is helping the company's customers compete better in their end markets while delivering solid CN operating...

2013-05-07 16:21:01

Targeting enhancements to network in Canada and United States CALGARY, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today announced the company will move forward certain capital spending projects originally targeted for 2014 into this year, funded by a higher than anticipated 2013 cash-flow projection. As such, the company will be investing an additional $75 to $100 million into its 2013 capital investment program. "As our railway continues to transform, we see...