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2014-07-24 16:21:34

CALGARY, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Board of Directors of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today declared a quarterly dividend of thirty-five cents ($0.35) Canadian per share on the outstanding Common Shares. The dividend is payable on October 27, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on September 26, 2014, and is an "eligible" dividend for purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and any similar provincial/territorial legislation....

2014-07-23 16:21:06

Lower Mainland improvements pave way for expanded global trade VANCOUVER, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada and its partners today celebrated two significant road projects in the South Shore Trade Area (SSTA) of Burrard Inlet, which are in their final stages and will enhance truck, rail, and port operations while reducing impacts to local communities. The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, was joined by Gregor Robertson, Mayor of Vancouver; Robin Silvester, President...

2014-07-22 16:20:40

NORFOLK, Va., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) announced that its Board of Directors today voted to increase the regular quarterly dividend on the company's common stock by 6 percent, or 3 cents per share, from 54 to 57 cents per share. The increased dividend is payable on Sept. 10, to stockholders of record on Aug. 1. Since its inception in 1982, Norfolk Southern has paid dividends on its common stock for 128 consecutive quarters. Norfolk...

2014-07-21 16:20:59

MONTREAL, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a third-quarter 2014 dividend on the Company's common shares outstanding. A quarterly dividend of twenty-five cents (C$0.25) per common share will be paid on Sept. 30, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Sept. 9, 2014. CN is a true backbone of the economy, transporting approximately C$250 billion worth of goods annually for a wide...

2014-07-21 12:21:12

MONTREAL, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) will issue its second-quarter 2014 financial and operating results today, July 21, 2014, at 4.01 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). CN's senior officers will review the results and the railway's outlook in a webcast/conference call starting at 4.30 p.m. EDT today. Claude Mongeau, CN president and chief executive officer, will lead the call. Parties in North America who wish to participate in or listen to the...

2014-07-17 08:22:04

OMAHA, Neb., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- You are invited to listen to Union Pacific Corporation's (NYSE: UNP) second quarter 2014 earnings release presentation that will be broadcast live over the Internet and via teleconference on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 8:45 a.m. Eastern Time. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110304/LA59497LOGO What: Union Pacific Corporation's Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Release When: Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 8:45 a.m....

2014-07-16 20:20:45

CALGARY, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX/NYSE: CP) announced today it will be asking the Superior Court of Quebec to stay a July 14, 2014 decision by the Canadian Railway Office of Arbitration (CROA), which ruled a locomotive engineer, who consumed cocaine at a time and of a quantity which could impact his duties, must be reinstated. CP also announced it will be appealing the agency's order to the Superior Court of Quebec asking it to overturn...

2014-07-16 16:20:49

Assoc. offers alternatives and resources in the case of shutdown NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Long Island is home to the largest concentration of AARP members in the nation, with many still in the workforce (85% of AARP members 50-64 on Long Island), joining the ranks of hundreds of thousands of other 50+ workers on Long Island who make the daily trek into NYC, they face a commuting nightmare if the looming July 20th LIRR shutdown becomes a reality. AARP New York says...

2014-07-16 12:22:51

NORFOLK, Va., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) details the railroad's ongoing efforts to contribute to a cleaner environment, a healthier economy, and stronger communities in its latest "Connections" sustainability report. The company released the report today at www.nscorp.com and www.nssustainability.com. "From our earliest beginnings, our commitment always has been to deliver customers' freight safely, efficiently, and economically, and in doing so to...

2014-07-16 12:21:25

YAPHANK, N.Y., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Long Island Rail Road strike will put 20,000 tons of goods and products and 800 long haul trucks back on Long Island roadways over the course of a month according to executives at the Brookhaven Rail Terminal (BRT). Jim Newell, President of Brookhaven Rail, stated, "Based on the strategic role the rail terminal has played over the last 12 months to reduce regional truck traffic, air emissions and roadway wear and tear, our calculations...


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