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2013-11-06 12:22:40

New Dates Announced for Trips to the North Pole Aboard the Grand Canyon Railway This Holiday Season WILLIAMS, Ariz., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the strong demand for existing departures, the Grand Canyon Railway, which runs train experiences daily from Williams, Ariz. to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, has added Nov. 17, Nov. 22 and Dec. 1, 2013 to the schedule of the popular holiday train ride, The Polar Express(TM). Now through January, families can take...

2013-10-22 23:27:12

Grants from Trains Magazine and CSX Corp. will help restore Atlantic Coast Line steam locomotive No. 1504, named to the NRHS list of most endangered railroad landmarks Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 The North Florida Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society (NRHS) has received $20,000 from Trains Magazine and CSX Corp. to fund the cosmetic restoration of Atlantic Coast Line No. 1504, a 1919-built steam locomotive on display in Jacksonville, Florida. The magazine...

2013-10-16 04:21:09

'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, The Netherlands, October 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quintiq [http://www.quintiq.com ], a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), announced today that leading Finnish transport and logistics company VR Group [http://www.vrgroup.fi/en/index.html ] will be deploying its software platform across its cargo and locomotive planning operations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130328/606756 ) Quintiq, working in...

2013-10-15 12:32:40

More than 160 volunteers build houses with Habitat for Humanity OAKVILLE, ON, Oct. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - More than 160 Siemens employees from coast-to-coast recently spent the day building houses as part of an ongoing partnership between Siemens Canada and Habitat for Humanity Canada. In total, volunteers dedicated more than 1,200 hours of work at 13 construction sites across Canada. Nine Siemens locations from across the country participated in builds this year, allowing...

2013-10-15 04:20:06

'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, The Netherlands, October 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quintiq [http://www.quintiq.com ], a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), announced today that its customer Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori S.p.A. [http://www.ntvspa.it/en/index.html ] (NTV), Italy's first private operator on the country's high-speed rail network, has been shortlisted for the European Supply Chain Excellence Awards [http://www.supplychainexcellenceawards.com ] in...

2013-10-14 08:20:25

BEIJING, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: HOLI) ("Hollysys" or the "Company"), a leading provider of automation and control technologies and applications in China, announced today that it signed two sizable contracts to provide the Automatic Train Protection (ATP) equipment and system for the 200-250km/h and 300-350km/h high-speed trains, and contract size for each is RMB 211.17 million or USD $34.36 million, and RMB 105.17...

2013-10-09 23:30:04

SaaS TMS Platform to Provide Better Visibility and Enhance Controls Around Liquidity; Enable Payments London (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Kyriba, the leader in cloud-based treasury management solutions, has been appointed by Eurostar International to deliver an integrated suite of treasury, risk management and payments solutions. Eurostar will use the Kyriba Enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform across its European operations, enabling the company to centralise, automate and...

2013-10-09 12:23:52

Houston-Based Firm Enhances Services to Benefit Clients HOUSTON, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PB Talent represents a wide range of talent to meet all needs, and it has recently announced new audio services to further benefit its valued clients. PB Talent is a Houston-based talent agency that boasts a wide range of services. For over 20 years, the team at PB Talent has been working hard to help its customers find the right talent to use for their speaking engagements, video...

2013-10-08 12:21:12

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Twin Cities and Western Railroad (TC&W), the freight rail carrier at the heart of the Southwest Light Rail Transitway (SLRT) planning process, is a key player in the economic health of rural Minnesota, according to a study conducted by KlasRobinson Q.E.D., a Twin Cities market research firm that based its findings on a confidential survey of the railroad's largest customers. The study, released today, shows that TC&W's largest 20...

2013-10-08 08:20:59

WILMERDING, Pa., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) said its MotivePower subsidiary has signed a $63 million contract with Canada's Metrolinx to build 10 new, low-emission locomotives. The locomotives, featuring new engines that meet Tier 4 emission standards, will be designed and manufactured by MotivePower at its Boise, Idaho facility and are expected to be delivered beginning in 2016. Metrolinx is an agency of the Province of Ontario and the regional...


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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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