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2011-10-18 09:40:00

TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today the purchase of 200 more efficient EcoTherm containers to increase customer efficiency and help reduce energy consumption in its fast-growing temperature-sensitive intermodal markets. Products such as food, beverages, paints and pharmaceuticals require protection against low temperatures. With this container acquisition, CN's EcoTherm fleet stands at almost 500 units, the largest in North America. CN...

2011-10-14 13:15:00

EDMONTON, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) and one of Canada's earliest cavalry regiments - Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) Regimental Society - continue to build on a relationship dating back to the Boer War when one of CP's founding fathers Donald Smith, or Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, raised and equipped the 'Strathcona's Horse'. At a ceremony at CP's South Edmonton rail yard, which featured both modern and historic tanks, a...

2011-10-14 12:19:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) is pleased to once again announce its sponsorship of a Toys for Tots Christmas Train, riding on the FEC rail line between Jacksonville and Miami on Saturday, December 10, 2011. FEC's Christmas Train offers its employees and their families an opportunity to contribute to the Toys for Tots program in the communities along the east coast of Florida that FEC touches every day. In coordination with the Toys for...

2011-10-14 09:15:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation announced today the appointment of Anne Chettle Reinke as vice president-federal legislation, effective upon the retirement of Michael J. Ruehling after many years of distinguished service. Reinke, who joined CSX in 2003 as director-federal affairs, will report to Ellen M. Fitzsimmons, senior vice president-law and public affairs. From the company's Washington, D.C., offices, Reinke will direct all federal government...

2011-10-13 13:12:00

SOUTH PARIS, Maine, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Maine-based CITGO fuel distributor C.N. Brown Company is giving away more than $1,000 a day in CITGO Gift Cards valid for fuel and convenience store purchases at 43 Big Apple and other participating locations across Maine and New Hampshire. The contest celebrates C.N. Brown's 20-year partnership with CITGO and a rebranding of Big Apple and select independent CITGO locations over the past several months. "We are so excited about the new...

2011-10-13 12:03:00

30.2 million passengers and $1.9 billion in ticket revenue WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amtrak carried nearly 30.2 million passengers in Fiscal Year 2011 ending September 30, marking the highest ridership total since the National Railroad Passenger Corporation started operations in 1971 and the eighth ridership record during the last nine years. Ridership versus the prior year is up by more than five percent - and ticket revenue is up by more than eight percent --...

2011-10-12 15:05:00

MONTREAL, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today announced that holders of 76% of its 6.375% Notes due 2011 have tendered their notes pursuant to the tender offer and consent solicitation commenced by its wholly-owned subsidiary, CNLX Canada Inc., on Sept. 13, 2011. Also today, CNLX Canada Inc. has accepted and paid for the tendered notes. Notes not tendered and purchased pursuant to the tender offer will remain outstanding until paid by CN on the stated...

2011-10-12 14:59:00

BOSTON, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As City Year corps members are launching a year of service in high-need urban schools across the country, the organization announced today $8.275 million in support from CSX, a leading supplier of rail-based freight transportation in North America. CSX has been a sponsor of City Year since 1994 and a National Leadership Sponsor, City Year's largest and most strategic national partners, since 2003. (Logo:...

2011-10-12 08:23:00

WILMERDING, Pa., Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) today announced that it will report third quarter results before the U.S. financial markets open on Tuesday, Oct. 25. The company will conduct a conference call to discuss those results with analysts and investors at 10 a.m. the same day. To listen to the call via webcast, please go to www.wabtec.com and click on the "Investor Relations" and "Webcasts" tabs of the site. An audio replay of the call will also be...

2011-10-11 14:35:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Transportation today announced that it has work completed or construction underway at one-third of the clearance projects included in the National Gateway, keeping the major American infrastructure initiative on track for completion by 2015. The National Gateway is an innovative public-private partnership that will create a double-stack freight rail corridor between Mid Atlantic sea ports and the Midwest. The improvement projects are...