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2014-10-30 16:22:20

Fuel-efficient and EPA compliant units designed to meet future needs JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) is about to take delivery of the first of 24 new Tier 3 locomotives, acquired from GE Transportation (GE). The new locomotives will be used in thru-freight, heavy haul service on the railway's 351-mile mainline route between Jacksonville, and Miami, Florida. The remainder of the locomotives will be placed in service by the end of...

2014-10-30 12:21:04

MONTREAL, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Jim Vena, executive vice-president and chief operating officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), will address the Scotiabank Transportation & Aerospace Conference 2014 in Toronto on Nov. 13, 2014, starting at 10.40 a.m. Eastern Time. Vena will discuss CN's continued focus on supply chain collaboration and Operational and Service Excellence. CN will provide a live audio webcast of Vena's remarks via the Investors' section of the Company's...

2014-10-29 16:20:54

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific, in collaboration with The Firefighters Education and Training Foundation, has converted a boxcar into a mobile classroom, expanding its fleet of training equipment used to educate emergency responders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155256 "We are excited about using the mobile classroom to support our extensive roster of first-responder training programs," said Bob Grimaila, Union Pacific vice president-Safety,...

2014-10-29 08:23:12

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- You are invited to listen to Union Pacific Corporation's (NYSE: UNP) 2014 Investor Day presentations. The presentations will be broadcast live over the Internet from Chicago, Illinois, on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, from 1:00 p.m. CT until approximately 6:00 p.m. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110304/LA59497LOGO What: Union Pacific Corporation's 2014 Investor Day When: Wednesday, November 5, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. CT...

2014-10-28 16:25:21

World Marketing to move corporate headquarters to Milwaukee and expand product offerings MILWAUKEE, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin businessman Robert M. Kraft, has acquired Omaha, Nebraska based World Marketing Inc. from Berkshire Hathaway. The transition will move the company's corporate headquarters and administrative operations to Wisconsin while continuing office and production facilities in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas and Saint Louis. "World Marketing has developed a...

2014-10-27 16:21:31

MONTREAL, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that it intends to purchase for cancellation up to 5.175 million of its common shares pursuant to private agreements between CN and an arm's-length third-party seller. The purchases will form part of CN's repurchase program for up to 28 million shares announced on Oct. 21, 2014. Such purchases will be made pursuant and subject to the terms of an issuer bid exemption order issued by the Ontario Securities...

2014-10-27 12:22:05

New investment in rail infrastructure needed for future passenger demand WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amtrak posted record ticket revenues for its Fiscal Year 2014 ending Sept. 30, and achieved an increase in ridership over the prior fiscal year, reflecting strong continued demand for passenger rail. However, meeting future growth in passenger demand requires investing in the infrastructure that supports intercity passenger rail and resolving unacceptable...

2014-10-24 12:22:30

CALGARY, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Mr. Bart Demosky, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) will address two investor conferences in mid-November 2014: -- Goldman Sachs Industrials Conference on November 12 at 9.20 a.m. Eastern Time in Boston, MA -- Scotiabank Transportation & Aerospace Conference on November 13 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time in Toronto, ON CP will provide access to a live audio webcast of...

2014-10-22 23:03:02

Tuesday, October 21st, GLP 331 IP of Baltimore, led by GLP Development Company, broke ground on 331 Innovation Boulevard in Innovation Park at Penn State in University Park (State College), Pennsylvania. The four-story, 82,000 square feet, LEED-certified building, scheduled for completion August 2015, signals both high demand and new levels of collaboration between Penn State and the area business community. University Park, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Tuesday, October 21st, GLP...

2014-10-22 23:00:48

Rolling Gate Repair NYC, a trusted service provider in New York City, has today issued a warning for business owners concerning the rolling gate repair and maintenance. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Rolling Gate Repair NYC, one of the city’s most respected rolling gate and commercial door installers, has today issued a warning for business owners to avoid unprofessional rolling gate repairs and maintenance. That warning is this, “Use unlicensed, unprofessional services at...


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