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2013-07-25 23:19:40

Tickets now available for 90-minute, Fairbanks-based passenger train rides on September 15, newly added to NRHS convention activities. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Two afternoon train rides have been added to the National Railway Historical Society (NRHS) convention in Alaska in September, giving local residents an affordable opportunity to experience the fun of rail travel. The 90-minute train rides will take place Sunday, September 15, and will depart the Alaska Railroad...

2013-07-25 12:26:48

Those Looking For A Speaker For An Upcoming Event Can Turn To PB Talent, Who Has Recently Added New Talent To Its Line-Up Of Inspirational Speakers HOUSTON, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For over 20 years, the team at PB Talent has been connecting inspirational speakers with those who would benefit from their services. Recently, PB Talent has announced new talent to its line-up of inspirational speakers, and this is a benefit to its clients. The Right SpeakerThere are dozens...

2013-07-23 16:20:19

OTTAWA, July 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, Transport Canada announced an emergency directive pursuant to section 33 of the Railway Safety Act to increase rail safety. Although the cause of the accident in Lac-Mégantic remains unknown at this time, Transport Canada is moving forward to build upon the safety advisories received last Friday from the Transportation Safety Board and further enhance existing safe railway operations and the security of railway transportation. Transport...

2013-07-17 12:28:12

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Cascades Inc (TSX: CAS), a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue paper products, is pleased to announce that Greenpac Mill LLC (Greenpac), manufactured its first roll of lightweight linerboard on July 15th at its new ultra-modern containerboard mill. Greenpac is a corporation created by Cascades in partnership with the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Jamestown Container and Containerboard...

2013-07-15 08:21:15

WILMERDING, Pa., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) signed a $21 million contract with SNIM, the National Industrial and Mining Company of Mauritania, to provide bogies for new iron ore freight cars. SNIM operates a railway and various mining operations in Mauritania. Under the contract, Wabtec's Standard Car Truck subsidiary will provide bogies and related spare parts for the cars, which will help SNIM increase its iron ore shipments significantly over the...

2013-07-04 23:00:58

With Successful Installation of 164 Christie DLP Digital Cinema® CP2220 Projectors at TGV’s 21 Sites Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (PRWEB) July 04, 2013 TGV Cinemas Sdn Bhd (TGV Cinemas), Malaysia’s premier theater operator, is set to transform the entertainment landscape in Malaysia as its chain of cinemas become fully digitised following the successful installation of 164 Christie® DLP Digital Cinema® CP2220 projectors at TGV’s 21 sites in Peninsular Malaysia. The success...

2013-07-03 23:18:11

Grants totaling $50,000 awarded to NRHS chapters, historical societies, museums, and railroads PHILADELPHIA, PA (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Continuing its role as the leading advocate for U.S. rail preservation, the National Railway Historical Society (NRHS) has announced 16 recipients of its annual National Railway Heritage Grants program. Six of this year’s recipients are NRHS chapters while others include historical societies, museums, and operating railroads. Projects range from the...

2013-07-02 08:31:23

HOPKINTON, Mass., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) today announced the appointment of William D. Green (59) to the EMC Board, effective immediately. Mr. Green is the former Chairman of Accenture plc. His appointment expands the size of the EMC Board of Directors to twelve. Joe Tucci, EMC Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, "We are honored to welcome Bill Green to the EMC Board. Bill is an experienced and seasoned leader with outstanding operating...

2013-06-28 08:20:42

The "Fire Up 611!" Study researched the mechanical and business operations of excursion service and determines the all-American icon can return to the rails ROANOKE, Va., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Virginia Museum of Transportation announced today its intention to return the iconic Norfolk & Western Class J 611 Steam Locomotive to excursion service if her supporters will fund the project. "We are pleased to say that we can Fire Up 611! But the time is now and it will...

2013-06-27 16:20:14

Voith Secures Contract to Provide Coupler System for 130 CALTRANS Vehicles YORK, Pa., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading the way in both safety and innovation, Voith announced that it has won the contract to provide 260 push back couplers to CALTRANS, the transit authority for the California Department of Transportation. The push back couplers are part of Voith's unique Crash Energy Management (CEM) technology, designed to enhance passenger safety and reduce damage to train cars...

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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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