Quantcast

Latest Rail transportation in the United States Stories

2014-07-09 20:20:19

Completes Inaugural Water Questionnaire OMAHA, Neb., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its sixth annual public disclosure to CDP, Union Pacific submitted climate change data, discussing efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. For the first time, the company also outlined efforts to responsibly manage water in the CDP's water questionnaire. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110304/LA59497LOGO Illustrating the role environmental sustainability plays in Union Pacific's business planning...

2014-07-09 16:20:36

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier today, the board of directors of CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) approved a $0.16 per share quarterly dividend on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable on September 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 29, 2014. CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across...

2014-07-09 12:20:40

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the Fourth of July holiday, more than 525 CSX employees were hard at work on the railroad, safely replacing about 68,000 railroad ties and 200,000 feet of rail, and completing nearly 120 miles of surfacing work. These accomplishments were part of the 2014 CSX "Maintenance Jamboree," an annual blitz that accomplishes about a year's worth of rail, crosstie, signal and bridge work during one week to reduce impact on customers and...

2014-07-07 16:20:29

VANCOUVER, July 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Jeff Watson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, will make an announcement related to the enhancement of Canada's Asia-Pacific Gateway, at the offices of West Coast Reduction, Ltd. Mr. Watson will be joined by Barry Glotman, president and CEO of West Coast Reduction Ltd. Date: Tuesday,July 8, 2014 Time: 10:45 a.m. (Pacific Daylight...

planes trains and bus
2014-07-04 04:51:38

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last November, the traveling public was excited by the fact that Jet Blue Airways was the first US carrier to offer gate-to-gate use of personal electronic devices for its passengers. Very quickly after the FAA relaxed its restrictions on e-readers, tablet computers and cell phones with the airplane mode enabled being used during taxi and take-off, every other airline followed the lead of Jet Blue. The initial excitement has...

2014-07-02 16:20:33

Only North American Railroad to make Barron's annual list OMAHA, Neb., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific recently was named to The World's Most Respected Companies list compiled by Barron's. Ranked No. 19 out of the world's 100 largest publicly traded companies, Union Pacific was rated by participants asked to select one of four statements reflecting their view of each company, ranging from "highly respect" to "don't respect."...

2014-07-01 00:20:16

KCS to operate largest commuter rail contract in North America with pledge to improve service by "Thinking like a passenger" BOSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the stroke of midnight, Keolis Commuter Services officially began operating the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's 14 commuter rail lines with a pledge to increase on-time performance and improve safety, cleanliness and customer service. In January 2014, Keolis Commuter Services, part of Keolis North America,...

2014-06-30 16:21:16

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Goldman, vice president, has been named president of the Louisville & Indiana Railroad (www.anacostia.com/lirc/lir.html), effective July 11. He succeeds Mike Stolzman, who is joining Colo Railroad Builders in Houston, Texas to be closer to his family. Mr. Goldman has 19 years of rail experience and joined the L&I in November 2012 from CN (Canadian National), where he had been superintendent of the Iowa and Valley...

2014-06-30 16:20:46

NORFOLK, Va., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) will present its second-quarter 2014 earnings at 8:45 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, via teleconference and live Internet webcast. The company will issue its earnings results at 8 a.m. EDT on July 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 July 30, 2014, following the live broadcast,...

2014-06-30 12:22:05

OMAHA, Neb., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Railroad reminds drivers to use caution at railroad crossings while traveling during the Independence Day holiday. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110304/LA59497LOGO "Independence Day is a special time for gathering with family and friends, and we urge drivers to use caution as they approach and cross railroad tracks," said Robert Morrison, Union Pacific Chief of Police. "Drivers should always expect a train and obey all railroad...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
Related