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2012-04-26 02:21:20

SALT LAKE CITY, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- C.R. England, a Salt Lake City-based global transportation provider, has awarded a Harley-Davidson Sportster Iron 883(TM) to one of its top drivers for showing improvement in Mile Per Gallon Average (MPG) and Average Idle percentage for the First Quarter 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120426/SF95147) Devery Hope was selected as the Harley-Davidson winner among five finalists. Hope is currently a C. R. England company driver...

2012-04-24 10:24:57

TORONTO, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: In 2011, 23,000 Canadian women were diagnosed with breast cancer - this is the second most common cause of cancer death in women. Although a diagnosis with this aggressive disease can be devastating an estimated 85 per cent with early stage breast cancer have a chance of being alive and disease free in five years.  Halaven is the latest treatment approved...

2012-04-24 10:20:33

NORFOLK, Va., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) today announced the regular quarterly dividend of 47 cents per share on its common stock, payable on June 11, to stockholders of record on May 4. Since its inception in 1982, Norfolk Southern has paid dividends on its common stock for 119 consecutive quarters. Norfolk Southern Corporation is one of the nation's premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway subsidiary operates approximately...

2012-04-24 06:20:15

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Train passengers experience travel unlike any others; they get to see the vastness of the American landscape more intimately when traveling by rail, from cities big and small, to country vistas and everything in between. In honor of the fifth anniversary of National Train Day, Amtrak is inviting train fans to share what they see and experience on their train journeys and enter the See More On A Train online contest. To view the multimedia assets...

2012-04-24 02:20:47

WILMERDING, Pa., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) today reported record results for the 2012 first quarter, including the following: First quarter sales were a record $583 million, 28 percent higher than the year-ago quarter, due to strong growth in the Freight Group. Income from operations was a record $94 million, or 16.1 percent of sales, compared to 14.6 percent in the year-ago quarter. Earnings per diluted share were a record $1.22, which was 44 percent...

2012-04-23 14:20:13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RailAmerica, Inc. (NYSE: RA) Chief Financial Officer, Clyde Preslar, will present at the Wells Fargo Securities 2012 Industrial and Construction Conference in New York City on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Interested investors may listen to the presentation via live webcast at the Investors section of the RailAmerica website (www.railamerica.com). A webcast replay will be archived on the Company's website. RailAmerica,...

2012-04-23 10:21:23

CALGARY, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The Board of Directors of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today declared an increase in CP's next quarterly dividend to thirty-five cents ($0.35) Canadian per share on the outstanding Common Shares, from thirty cents ($0.30) per share.  The increased dividend is payable on July 30, 2012 to holders of record at the close of business on June 22, 2012, and is an eligible dividend pursuant to subsection 89(14) of the Income...

2012-04-23 10:21:10

MONTREAL, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a second-quarter 2012 dividend on the Company's common shares outstanding. A quarterly dividend of thirty-seven-and-one-half cents (C$0.375) per common share will be paid on June 29, 2012, to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 8, 2012. CN - Canadian National Railway Company and its operating railway subsidiaries - spans Canada and...

2012-04-19 02:35:20

CERRITOS, CA, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - For the year ended December 31, 2011, Omni-Lite Industries Canada Inc. is pleased to announce that revenue was $6,514,083 US ($6,642,150 CAD). In the 2011 fiscal period, cash flow from operations was $1,930,431 US ($1,968,460 CAD). Comprehensive income was to $2,004,124 ($2,043,605 CAD), a 10% increase over 2010. Earnings per share were $0.15 US per share based on a weighted average number of shares outstanding of 12,918,561 which was...

2012-04-19 02:21:07

OMAHA, Neb., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) today reported 2012 first quarter net income of $863 million, or $1.79 per diluted share, compared to $639 million, or $1.29 per diluted share, in the first quarter 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110304/LA59497LOGO) "Union Pacific achieved record financial results across the board this quarter," said Jack Koraleski, Union Pacific chief executive officer. "We're...