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2014-09-21 12:20:13

The funds include $32 million and $18 million for separate rail infrastructure improvement and resiliency projects in the wake of Hurricane Sandy WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a Senior Member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that SEPTA projects in the Philadelphia area have been awarded $68,019,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA). "These projects will...

2014-09-20 12:20:17

Volunteers Complete 1812 Trees Initiative BALTIMORE, Sept. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CSX and the Alliance for Community Trees (ACTrees) today completed the final tree plantings of the 1812 Trees Initiative, a multi-year campaign to plant 1,812 trees in Baltimore. The initiative celebrates the Star-Spangled 200, the bicentennial celebration of America's national anthem, which was written in Baltimore during the War of 1812. This event follows CSX's recent sponsorship of...

2014-09-19 12:20:53

MONTREAL, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today recognized 11 of its intermodal customers for their sustainability practices that are aligned with the objectives of the CN EcoConnexions program. Under the CN EcoConnexions Partnership Program, participating companies work to reduce carbon emissions and increase energy efficiency - one of CN's key sustainability objectives. The 11 winners under CN's recognition program are: CMA-CGM, Cosco, Hapag Lloyd, Kruger...

2014-09-18 08:20:25

Seamless two-day intermodal rail service helps customers reach South Florida markets JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) is expanding its services to include intermodal rail transportation between Charlotte, North Carolina and a number of locations in South Florida. The company's Piedmont Express service is available five days a week, utilizing FECR's assets. This seamless two-day service allows customers to select from a variety of...

2014-09-17 12:21:02

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) will release third-quarter financial and operating results on Tuesday, October 14, 2014, after the market close. The company will host an earnings conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 via teleconference and a live audio webcast. Those interested in participating via teleconference may dial 1-888-327-6279 (1-888-EARN-CSX) and ask for the CSX earnings call. Callers...

2014-09-16 12:21:56

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fredrik Eliasson, CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will address Citi's 2014 Industrials Conference in Boston on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Access to the webcast will be accessible through http://investors.csx.com. A replay and accompanying audio will be available following the conclusion of this event. Additionally, presentation materials will be posted...

2014-09-15 20:20:29

CALGARY, Sept. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Against the backdrop of a world-class equestrian event in Calgary this weekend, a story of heart- warming proportions was also making the rounds, as funds and awareness were raised in support of healthy hearts in Alberta. Throughout the two-day Masters Tournament weekend at Spruce Meadows, Canadian Pacific (CP) and the Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF) teamed together to raise $210,000 to enable faster and better emergency cardiac response in...

2014-09-15 16:21:47

NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) will present a comprehensive overview of the company's operating, financial, and strategic initiatives at its 2014 Investor and Financial Analyst Conference on Tuesday, Sept. 23. The conference will take place in two locations, Cleveland and Bellevue, Ohio. Interested investors can listen via a live webcast or by dialing 877-869-3847. Webcast and presentation materials will be posted on the...

2014-09-15 12:21:14

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As fall weather arrives, Union Pacific Railroad is urging professional photographers to refrain from taking photographs of sports teams, high school seniors, wedding parties and other subjects on or near train tracks or trestles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110304/LA59497LOGO Last year, more than 900 people were injured or killed while trespassing on railroad property in the U.S., according to Federal Railroad Administration statistics....

2014-09-15 12:20:38

MONTREAL, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Janet Drysdale, vice-president of investor relations for CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), will address the Citi 2014 Industrials Conference on Sept. 22, 2014, starting at 3.30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Drysdale will discuss CN's continued focus on supply chain collaboration and Operational and Service Excellence. CN will provide a live audio webcast of Drysdale's discussion via the Investors' section of the Company's website,...


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