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2014-09-12 20:20:08

CP will resume work on restoring rail operations to the corridor in the coming days VANCOUVER, Sept. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - CP and the City of Vancouver met today to discuss the future of the Arbutus Corridor. Despite exploring a number of options to reach a fair market settlement, the parties were unable to arrive at an agreement. CP halted all work on the corridor when it agreed to meet with the City of Vancouver to negotiate a resolution. However, after meeting today with senior...

2014-09-11 16:21:27

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing focus on community emergency preparedness and training, CSX is introducing a new mobile information system which will enhance first responders' ability to access train and cargo information in real time via their mobile devices. The new program, CSX Operation Respond, will provide firefighters, police officers and other emergency responders with easy mobile access to critical information that supports safe and...

2014-09-11 16:21:03

MONTREAL, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) said today its sustainability practices have earned it a place on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI). This marks the third consecutive year that CN has been listed on the DJSI World Index and the sixth consecutive year that CN has been listed on the DJSI North America Index. The DJSI follows a best-in-class approach, surveying sustainability leaders from each industry on a global and regional level. The...

2014-09-11 16:20:44

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Railroad's Police and Security team recently earned accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. (CALEA), joining a prominent group recognized for complying with the highest law enforcement standards. To date, only 17 percent of U.S. law enforcement agencies have earned CALEA accreditation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110304/LA59497LOGO CALEA is a systematic process that...

2014-09-11 16:20:31

2014 Porsche Panamera Hybrid squares off in race challenge against Amtrak's Acela MERRIAM, Kan., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Who would win in a race: a car or a train? This debate started on social media and led to an event that features high-tech, highly-connected online coverage. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnH/20140911/145428 What started as a friendly wager became the first ever Road Vs Rails. This social media enabled competition and showcased of the perks of each...

2014-09-11 12:21:13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As global freight demand increases and American highways remain overcrowded and underfunded, CSX is building on a proven track record of success for shareholders by capitalizing on growth opportunities across nearly all of its markets, Chief Financial Officer Fredrik Eliasson told investors and analysts today at the UBS Best of Americas conference in London. The company is leveraging the most diverse business mix in its history,...

2014-09-09 16:20:26

The centre, training CN employees across Canada, is the latest sign of the company's commitment to the Prairies WINNIPEG, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today officially opened its new employee training centre in Winnipeg. The 100,000-square-foot facility is currently hosting 350-plus CN students from across Canada every week, with hands-on training for all key railway jobs. Claude Mongeau, CN president and chief executive officer, said: "The opening...

2014-09-09 12:21:23

DENVER, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With eight new restaurants, two bars, a hotel and a half acre of splashing water fountains, The Mile High City's glittering newly refurbished Union Station has already become the center of downtown Denver. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144486 It's not the first time. It was the railroads that transformed Denver from a dusty, frontier town to the largest and most opulent city between Chicago and San Francisco. In the...

2014-09-09 12:21:07

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fredrik Eliasson, CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will address Morgan Stanley's 2(nd) Annual Laguna Conference on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time (11:30 a.m. Pacific 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,...

2014-09-04 12:21:16

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fredrik Eliasson, CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will address the UBS Best of Americas Conference in London, England on Thursday, September 11, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time (4:30 p.m. British Summer 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....


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