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2014-07-23 16:20:49

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) today responded to the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) proposed rulemaking on the safe movement of flammable liquids by rail, including crude oil and ethanol. While Greenbrier is examining the details of the proposed rulemaking and will provide full comments at a later date, Jack Isselmann, Vice President External Affairs and Communications today made the following statement:...

2014-07-21 08:20:40

~ Largest independent railcar repair network of 38 locations now open for business LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. and PITTSBURG, Kan., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) and Watco Companies LLC announced today that they have completed formation of their 50/50 railcar repair joint venture creating the largest independent railcar repair shop network in North America. The new joint venture, called GBW Railcar Services, LLC (GBW), owns and operates the combined...

2014-07-17 12:21:15

Modernized Station's Capacity Has Doubled LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel and Network Rail have successfully completed the massive expansion of Reading railway station--one of the busiest outside London--on schedule and within budget. The work was carried out over four years as a major part of the $1.5 billion (£895 million) Reading Station Area Redevelopment program. The track layout outside Reading station has been improved to ease congestion, and the station's...

2014-07-14 08:21:25

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for peak travel season, Rail Europe, Inc., the largest distributor of European rail products in North America, announces an exclusive offer for travelers planning to explore top European destinations by Eurostar, including Paris, London and Brussels. Today through August 7, 2014 those who book any Eurostar train ticket will be automatically entered for a chance to receive one of ten $500 Rail Europe Gift Cards.(*)...

2014-07-11 23:09:12

In cases brought by the law firm of Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP of St. Louis on behalf of injured railroad workers, two courts have ruled favorably to workers that FELA judgments are not subject to tax withholding under the Railroad Retirement Tax Act (RRTA). Saint Louis, MO (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 In cases brought by the law firm of Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP of St. Louis on behalf of injured railroad workers, two courts have ruled favorably to workers that FELA...

2014-07-11 16:20:30

Pegasus Legal Funding gives advice for FELA legal battles NEW YORK, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The dangers of working on the railroad were put in to the spotlight earlier this month when former Survivor: Blood vs. Water contestant and Alabama Warrior Railway (ABWR) conductor and locomotive engineer Caleb Bankston, 26, died in a work-related accident while on the job. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/NY51061LOGO According to news reports, Bankston "was...

2014-07-10 23:04:04

Smart Railways (ICT)-North America can be segmented by Services, Companies and MacroIndicators. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-smart-railways-ict-6340398483.html. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The global economy and population have rapidly increased in the past decade. The transportation infrastructure has aged and has proved to be insufficient to cater to the increasing passenger and freight traffic. Communication technology has advanced and offers high-speed data...

2014-07-08 23:12:19

The Portal Matches Projects and Attorneys with EB-5 Candidates (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 EB5match.com will be a sponsor and exhibitor and at the EB5Investors.com third annual Southern California EB-5 Conference at Balboa Bay Club & Resort in Newport Beach, California on July 21, 2014. Fred Burgess and Renata Castro will be available to meet with attendees and discuss how EB5match.com can help improve their EB-5 efforts. EB5match.com fills a void in the EB-5 industry allowing EB-5...

2014-07-05 23:02:26

MillionaireMatch.com listed the top five luxury trains and had its members vote for their favorite. Los Angeles (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 There’s travel and then there’s traveling when you’re a millionaire. First class and private jets are totally different from coach. Millionaires travel a lot. They have the money to go just about anywhere they want to go. A good vehicle will bring comfort and pleasure to the journey. Catering to this market of travelers are many luxury travel ways...

2014-07-01 12:30:22

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS), a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue paper products, announces that it has reached an agreement with Rolland Enterprises Inc., a subsidiary of H.I.G. Capital for the sale of its fine papers activities for $39.5 million. The units covered by this transaction are: -- Rolland Division, an uncoated fine papers and security papers plant located in...


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2012-06-14 08:19:43

Symbol: TRIMM Group: Lichen Family: Verrucariaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Verrucariales Family   Verrucariaceae Genus   Trimmatothele Norman ex Zahlbr. – trimmatothele lichen

2012-06-14 08:53:18

Symbol: THELO2 Group: Lichen Family: Acarosporaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Acarosporaceae Genus   Thelocarpon Nyl. ex Hue – thelocarpon lichen

2012-06-14 08:53:52

Symbol: THMI11 Group: Lichen Family: Verrucariaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Verrucariales Family   Verrucariaceae Genus   Thelidium A. Massal. – thelidium lichen Species   Thelidium minimum (A. Massal. ex Körb.) Arnold – thelidium lichen

2012-06-14 09:01:33

Symbol: TAXIT Group: Moss Family: Sematophyllaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Hypnales Family   Sematophyllaceae Genus   Taxithelium Spruce ex Mitt. – taxithelium moss

2012-06-14 12:04:55

Symbol: PSEUD39 Group: Moss Family: Leucodontaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Leucodontales Family   Leucodontaceae Genus   Pseudocryphaea E. Britton ex Broth. – pseudocryphaea moss

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