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2011-12-17 16:30:00

EMBARGOED UNTIL 7:30 PM EASTERN, December  17, 2011        MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Dec. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - The 2011 CP Holiday Train has successfully wrapped up its cross-border mission of raising money, food and awareness for food shelves along its network in the United States and Canada. After three weeks of taking the magic of  two Holiday Trains to about 150 communities in eight U.S. states and six Canadian provinces, an estimated quarter...

2011-12-15 16:15:00

CALGARY, Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today announced the appointment of Tony L. Ingram  and Edmond L. Harris, both seasoned railroad executives, to the Company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. "Tony and Ed are well-respected leaders in our industry and outstanding additions to our Board of Directors," said John E. Cleghorn, Chairman of the CP Board.  "Both Tony and Ed have extensive and valuable railway experience. I am...

2011-12-15 15:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) is moving forward this week with plans to expand operations at its Rutherford Intermodal Facility near Harrisburg, Pa., after the U.S. Department of Transportation awarded a $15 million TIGER III grant to the project. The $60.5 million project -- expected to finish in 2014 -- will help Norfolk Southern meet growing demand for intermodal freight transportation in the Harrisburg region. When completed, expanded...

2011-12-15 07:30:00

WINNIPEG, Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - North American railroad Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) and the Province of Manitoba today announced the signing of a 10-year memorandum of agreement to help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the overall transportation system in Manitoba. The agreement sets the framework for the Province of Manitoba and CP to further develop their collaborative relationship to enable long-term rail and road planning for the City of Winnipeg, rural...

2011-12-14 07:30:00

SASKATOON, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) announced completion of its first year of infrastructure enhancements as part of an aggressive three-year plan to upgrade its North Main Line between Winnipeg and Edmonton. The $250 million North Main Line infrastructure program spans roughly 850 miles in three provinces and allows CP to increase capacity and service reliability for customers, including agricultural, fertilizer and energy producers....

2011-12-13 12:46:00

CALGARY, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - The Board of Directors of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) today declared a quarterly dividend of thirty cents ($0.30) Canadian per share on the outstanding Common Shares.  The dividend is payable on January 30, 2012, to holders of record at the close of business on December 30, 2011, and is an eligible dividend pursuant to subsection 89(14) of the Income Tax Act. About Canadian Pacific Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP)...

2011-12-07 11:32:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In its continuing effort to promote diversity, CSX has entered into an alliance with eSSENTIAL Accessibility to provide online tools that will allow people with disabilities or language barriers easier access to the company web site. Anyone with a conventional personal computer who accesses the CSX web site - customers, investors, job seekers, public officials, employees and members of the general public - can click on the eSSENTIAL...

2011-12-07 09:03:00

OMAHA, Neb., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rail fans will be able to purchase commemorative Union Pacific Railroad 150th anniversary merchandise beginning today as the railroad kicks off its year-long sesquicentennial celebration. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110304/LA59497LOGO</font>) More than 50 items are available as part of the collection including apparel, hats, gifts and collectibles. The 150th anniversary-themed...

2011-12-06 09:50:00

TORONTO, Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - TVO kicks off the New Year with a lineup of eye-opening new documentaries and dramas. Highlights include: -- World broadcast premiere of the TVO-commissioned documentary Finding Fidel: The Journey of Erik Durschmied, about a renowned war journalist who revisits his career-launching 1958 interview with Fidel Castro, filmed shortly before Castro seized power -- The King's Speech: Revealed- The...

2011-12-01 20:09:00

Settlements Avert Immediate Threat of Strike; Last Unsettled Union Agrees to Extend Negotiations WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's major freight railroads today reached tentative agreements with the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and the American Train Dispatchers Association, which together represent about 26,500 employees in collective bargaining. The last remaining union without a settlement, the Brotherhood of Maintenance of...