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2014-04-04 12:20:52

NORFOLK, Va., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new season of "21(st) Century Steam" train excursions has launched, with Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) and partners Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum and Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society scheduling 18 excursions in seven states from April through July. Tickets for the trains listed below are available through the websites of TVRM (www.tvrail.com) and FWRHS (www.fortwaynerailroad.org). Some trains are Norfolk Southern...

2014-04-02 16:20:49

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX today announced the winners of its 20th annual Chemical Safety Excellence Award, representing dozens of customers recognized by CSX for their commitment to safe transportation of hazardous materials by rail. More than half of the 2013 recipients are repeat winners, demonstrating their lasting partnerships with CSX and continued dedication to safety by shipping via rail. "This year's award winners share in CSX's dedication to the...

2014-04-02 12:21:17

WINTER HAVEN, Fla., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Evansville Western Railway, an affiliate of CSX, today announced the start of operations at the state-of-the-art intermodal terminal located just off State Road 60. Known as the Central Florida Intermodal Logistics Center (ILC), this facility serves as a centralized hub for transportation, logistics and distribution serving Orlando, Tampa and South Florida. The 318-acre intermodal terminal is surrounded by 930 acres that is planned for...

2014-04-02 08:21:53

WILMERDING, Pa., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) has signed contracts for $16.6 million with Alaska Railroad Corporation to provide Positive Train Control (PTC) equipment and services, including computer-aided dispatch and back office systems. The systems will be installed on the railroad's 525 miles of controlled track, which are used for both freight and regularly scheduled passenger service. Under the contracts, Wabtec will provide its Interoperable...

2014-04-01 20:20:29

OTTAWA, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - This evening Canadian Pacific's (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) President and Chief Operating Officer Keith Creel provided his comments on Bill C-30 to the Standing Committee on Agriculture. Mr. Creel encouraged the Committee to consider the serious capacity constraints within the current grain supply chain and highlighted that interswitching would worsen the situation for the movement of Canadian grain to markets. "The reality is the current grain...

2014-04-01 16:21:10

NORFOLK, Va., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) will present its first-quarter 2014 earnings at 8:45 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, via teleconference and live Internet webcast. The company will issue its earnings results at 8 a.m. EDT on April 23. Those interested in participating via teleconference can dial 877-869-3847 several minutes prior to the call. An audio replay will be available until April 30, 2014, following the live...

2014-03-31 12:21:37

NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Digital Place-based Advertising Association (DPAA) announced today that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has joined the association. New York City Transit, the division of the MTA that operates the subways and buses, is in the process of rolling out more than 140 ad-supported, On the Go interactive digital travel information screens in subway stations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens. Paul Fleuranges,...

2014-03-31 12:20:39

MONTREAL, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) will issue its first-quarter 2014 financial and operating results on April 22, 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 conference call/webcast at 4.30 p.m. EDT April 22. Claude Mongeau, CN president and chief executive officer, will lead the call. Parties in North America who are interested in participating in, or listening to,...

2014-03-31 12:20:37

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX (NYSE: CSX) is in the midst of an "exciting and transformative time," leveraging the most diverse portfolio in company history, wrote Michael Ward, CSX chairman, president and chief executive officer, in the company's 2013 Annual Report delivered this past week. "The CSX you see today has overcome a challenging macroeconomic environment while transforming itself to leverage the growth opportunities that exist in nearly all of its...

2014-03-28 16:20:46

CALGARY, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) announces today that it intends to purchase for cancellation up to 1,300,000 of its common shares pursuant to private agreements to be entered into between CP and an arm's length third party seller. Purchases will be made in accordance with an issuer bid exemption order issued by the Ontario Securities Commission on March 28, 2014 ("Order"), and pursuant to the Order, may be made in...