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2012-02-07 08:00:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fredrik Eliasson, CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will address the Stifel Nicolaus Transportation & Logistics Conference in Key Biscayne, Florida on Tuesday, February 14, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Access to the audio webcast will be available on CSX's website at http://investors.csx.com. A replay and accompanying audio will be available following the conclusion of this event....

2012-02-06 08:00:00

The formerly-Woburn, MA-based manufacturing business has relocated to its new corporate headquarters in Wilder. Wilder, Vt. (PRWEB) February 06, 2012 Concepts NREC(CN), a world leader in turbomachinery design, research, engineering, software, and manufacturing, is proud to announce the opening of its new 10,000 sq. ft. manufacturing and products facility. The formerly-Woburn, MA-based manufacturing business has relocated to its new home to CN Corporate Headquarters in Wilder. To celebrate...

2012-02-06 08:00:00

CN's Annual Financial Statements, Form 40-F and Annual Information Form available on website MONTREAL, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Robert Noorigian, vice-president, Investor Relations, of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), will address the Stifel Nicolaus Transportation Conference at 9.30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) on Feb. 14, 2012, in Key Biscayne, Fla. Noorigian will also address the BB&T Capital Markets Transportation Services Conference in Coral Gables, Fla., on Feb. 15, 2012, at 1.15...

2012-02-03 14:00:00

NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- James A. Squires, executive vice president finance and chief financial officer of Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC), will address the Stifel Nicolaus Transportation Conference at 9 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, in Key Biscayne, Fla. Interested investors can listen via simultaneous webcast at http://www.media-server.com/m/p/p5i762cp. After the webcast, the presentation will be posted at www.nscorp.com. Norfolk Southern Corporation is...

2012-02-03 14:00:00

CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today marked the opening of its newest intermodal terminal at Chippewa Falls in a ribbon-cutting ceremony here. The terminal, located only 100 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul, offers Wisconsin and Minnesota customers new supply chain options to ship and receive goods in containers. "This terminal gives companies in the Upper Midwest direct and efficient single-rail-line access to new North American and...

2012-02-03 08:00:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Slalom Consulting's NYC Station Finder has won the special Large Organization Award in the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority's App Quest Challenge, which encouraged software developers to create new applications to improve the transit experience for millions of daily riders in the New York City area. Slalom's app swept the competition by using augmented reality to help riders find the right subway station and train to get them where they want...

2012-02-02 10:48:00

OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) has declared a quarterly dividend of 60 cents per share on its common stock, payable April 2, 2012, to stockholders of record February 29, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110304/LA59497LOGO) Union Pacific has paid dividends on its common stock for 113 consecutive years. It was 150 years ago that Abraham Lincoln signed the Pacific Railway Act of July 1, 1862, creating...

2012-02-01 16:10:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RailAmerica (NYSE: RA) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire a seventy-percent interest in the Wellsboro and Corning Railroad ("WCOR") and Industrial Waste Group ("IWG") from Myles Group for $18 million. Members of the Myles family will retain the remaining thirty-percent interest in the companies and continue in senior leadership roles. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to be...

2012-02-01 16:10:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RailAmerica (NYSE: RA) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Marquette Rail LLC ("Marquette") for $40 million subject to final adjustments for working capital. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and Surface Transportation Board approval. Headquartered in Ludington, MI, Marquette operates 126 miles of track running from Grand Rapids, MI to Ludington and Manistee, MI. Marquette interchanges with...

2012-01-30 05:30:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today announced that the nation's major freight railroads are projected to invest a record $13 billion in capital expenditures in 2012 to expand, upgrade, and enhance the nation's freight rail network. The freight railroads also expect to hire more than 15,000 employees this year, replacing retiring workers and adding new positions nationwide. "Unlike trucks, barges or airlines, America's...