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2014-06-18 12:20:50

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) will release second-quarter financial and operating results on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, after the market close. The company will host an earnings conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, July 16, 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 outside the...

2014-06-17 20:21:19

PARIS, France, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - "As a life-long environmentalist, I can say with some confidence that projects such as Northern Gateway, properly constructed and properly maintained, make sense because they recognize the reality of today's energy requirements." "Let's remember there are more than one billion automobiles and millions more buses, trucks, trains and aircraft that - for the foreseeable future - will not operate without oil. Economies and civilization in general,...

2014-06-17 16:20:31

Increases Service Frequency between Portland-Chicago and Northern California-Chicago OMAHA, Neb., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of its customers' growing needs for truck-competitive service between western U.S. markets and Chicago, the country's primary transportation interchange point, Union Pacific recently has increased the frequency of two intermodal services: Portland-Chicago and Northern California-Chicago. Both are part of Union Pacific's top-tier "premium" intermodal...

2014-06-13 12:20:26

Path Forward Incorporates Community Feedback and Addresses Concerns JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX applauds the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) for advancing the reconstruction of CSX's Virginia Avenue Tunnel in a way that responds to community concerns in the project's design and construction plan. The Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) issued today by FHWA and DDOT identifies the preferred alternative...

2014-06-12 12:20:54

Truck avoids collision with full Amtrak passenger train THE VILLAGE OF ELWOOD, Ill., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Elwood Police Department released a video today of an 18-wheel semi-truck breaking through the railroad crossing gates at Walter Strawn Drive and Route 53, avoiding what could have been a tragic collision with a loaded Amtrak passenger train. Law enforcement authorities released the video to demonstrate just how dangerous the intersection has become....

2014-06-12 12:20:45

DORVAL, QC, June 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The occurrence On 7 January 2014, a Canadian National freight train was travelling from Toronto, Ontario to Moncton, New Brunswick, with 122 cars, 3 head-end locomotives and 1 remote locomotive. On the main track near Plaster Rock, New Brunswick, 19 cars and the remote locomotive derailed. Nine of these cars were carrying crude oil and liquefied petroleum gas. There were no crew injuries. Approximately 150 people near the accident site were...

2014-06-12 00:20:24

EDMONTON, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Faust, Alberta, where a freight train operated by Canadian National derailed. There were no injuries or dangerous goods release reported. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of...

2014-06-06 08:21:02

WILMERDING, Pa., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) has completed the previously announced acquisition of Fandstan Electric Group Ltd., a leading rail and industrial equipment manufacturer, for about $220 million. Based in London, England, Fandstan Electric has annual sales of about $245 million. Fandstan Electric designs, manufactures and installs electrical current and data collection products for a variety of markets, including rail and tram...

2014-06-03 08:28:34

STRASBURG, Pa., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing up, Tom Groff had no idea he was destined to be a mayor. But now he's the self-appointed Mayor of Traintown, U.S.A.®, a 1700 sq. ft. miniature wonderland of trains, buildings, moving cars, working people, a three-ring circus and carnival, and a whole lot of fun. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140602/93299 )(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140602/93298 ) "Being the Mayor gives me a lot of privileges. I can...

2014-06-02 12:22:20

DORVAL, QC, June 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to the site of a crossing accident involving a VIA Rail train near St-Liboire, Quebec. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The risk of passenger trains colliding with vehicles is on the TSB Watchlist. The Watchlist identifies the transportation safety issues that pose the greatest risk to Canadians. The TSB is an independent agency that...


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