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2014-06-02 12:21:32

ATLANTA, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Peach State Whistle-Stop Safety Train this week starts a 327-mile tour from the heart of South Georgia to the carpet capital of the world, calling attention to highway-rail safety and trespasser awareness. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140602/93160 The train, stopping in nine cities from Valdosta to Dalton in three days, is operated by Norfolk Southern Railway and Operation Lifesaver to raise public awareness about being safe and...

2014-05-29 08:22:03

Receive an Extra Bonus on Eurail Select Passes that Include France WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rail Europe, Inc., the largest distributor of European rail products in North America, is giving travelers $50 off a Eurail Global Pass or a Eurail Select Pass this summer. Between now and July 9, simply enter the code SELECTGLOBAL during checkout to receive $50 off*. When you choose to book a Eurail Select Pass including France and a seat reservation in France, simply...

2014-05-22 16:20:31

EDMONTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), said today dangerous goods are an integral part of everyday life and that CN has an unwavering commitment to moving all traffic safely. Mongeau, in a speech to the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, said CN's commitment to safe operations is more than a set of principles. It's evidenced by the more than 50 per cent reduction in CN's main-track rail accidents per...

2014-05-22 08:20:29

~ MUL plans to acquire $1 billion in leased railcars over multi-year period ~ LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) announced today it has entered an alliance with Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance (MUL) through its subsidiary Greenbrier Leasing Company (GLC). MUL plans to acquire a portfolio of about $1 billion in leased railcar assets, both new and used, through the alliance with Greenbrier over a multi-year period. MUL has...

2014-05-21 08:20:34

~ Value of orders received in fiscal 2014 reaches $1.7 billion LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. [NYSE:GBX] announced today that it received new orders in April and May for 7,000 railcar units valued at more than $700 million. Orders announced today comprise a broad range of railcar types including a recent award for more than 1,700 intermodal platforms. Other orders include nearly 2,500 small cube covered hoppers and more than 2,300...

2014-05-20 08:22:49

DUBLIN, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m832lf/passenger) has announced the addition of the "Global Passenger Information System Market (Display, Announcement, Emergency Communication, Infotainment, Mobile Applications, Devices and Components, Services) - Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Passenger information systems are solutions from IT vendors to transport service...

2014-05-19 23:12:00

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm comments on the F Train derailment in Queens that injured eleven passengers. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is investigating the causes of the worst subway derailment in nearly ten years. On May 2, 2014, the F train jumped its tracks in Woodside, Queens while carrying approximately 1000 passengers, reported The Wall Street Journal (5.6.13). Nineteen passengers...

2014-05-19 08:20:37

~ New location increases access to rapidly growing energy markets ~ LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) announced today the opening of a new regional hub in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, with a lease of nearly 6,000 square feet of office space in Colleyville, Texas. The hub positions Greenbrier closer to the bulk of its customer base and North American operations, as well as the important Gulf Coast and Midwest energy and...

2014-05-17 08:20:06

Goliath becomes Tallest, Steepest, Fastest Wooden Coaster GURNEE, Ill., May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Great America announced today that the world's fastest wooden roller coaster with the tallest and steepest drop, known as Goliath, was "topped off" earlier today as the last section of the 165-foot-high structure was bolted in place. The high-thrill coaster is in its final stages of construction and will be ready to debut to guests within the next few weeks. The mammoth...

2014-05-15 16:20:37

Jaroslawicz & Jaros - a full-service personal injury law firm based in New York City - is currently representing a passenger who was injured after an F-Train subway derailed in early May. NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jaroslawicz & Jaros has been representing injured victims and families throughout New York City since 1980 and has recovered more than $1 billion in compensation for clients. As a firm that fights on behalf of those who have suffered harm through no fault...


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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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