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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...

2014-06-02 12:21:32

ATLANTA, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Peach State Whistle-Stop Safety Train this week starts a 327-mile tour from the heart of South Georgia to the carpet capital of the world, calling attention to highway-rail safety and trespasser awareness. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140602/93160 The train, stopping in nine cities from Valdosta to Dalton in three days, is operated by Norfolk Southern Railway and Operation Lifesaver to raise public awareness about being safe and...

2014-05-30 16:21:25

Publishes Fifth Annual Sustainability & Citizenship Report OMAHA, Neb., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific's 2013 Sustainability and Citizenship Report outlines the company's progress in the areas of safety, community impact, employee engagement and environmental preservation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110304/LA59497LOGO Highlights from the fifth annual report include: -- Establishing a public safety grant program -- Reaching 616,330 people through about 9,000...

2014-05-29 12:20:55

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fredrik Eliasson, CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will address the Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference in Chicago, Thursday, June 5, at 11:40 a.m. Eastern time / 10:40 a.m. Central time. Access to the audio webcast will be available on CSX's website at http://investors.csx.com. A replay and accompanying audio will be available following the conclusion of...

2014-05-28 16:21:16

NORFOLK, Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Museum of Transportation, St. Louis, and the Virginia Museum of Transportation are in discussions to bring Norfolk and Western Y6a steam engine #2156, currently in the St. Louis museum, back to its place of origin at Roanoke, Va., on a five-year loan for display at the Virginia museum, in a transaction facilitated by Norfolk Southern. In exchange, the Virginia museum will send to St. Louis a Southern Railway diesel General Motors EMD...

2014-05-28 12:22:13

Grain shipments exceed those CN promised Ottawa prior to federal government's order-in-council stipulating minimum volumes MONTREAL, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) said today its transportation of Western Canadian grain in the 2013-2014 crop year has now surpassed its prior historical record and exceeds what it promised the Canadian government in mid-February, a full month before the government's order-in-council took effect requiring railways to move...

2014-05-28 12:22:07

- Construction completed one year ahead of schedule SANTA TERESA, N.M., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Chairman and CEO Jack Koraleski joined New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez in a grand-opening ceremony celebrating the newest facility on the railroad's 23-state network. The 2,200 acre site, which officially opened April 1, will create value for Union Pacific customers and produce greater logistics efficiencies along Union Pacific's critical Sunset Route, the...

2014-05-28 08:39:53

Ticketing Technology Allows Riders To Buy and Use VRE Tickets Directly From Their Mobile Device ALEXANDRIA, Va. and PORTLAND, Ore., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GlobeSherpa, a leading provider of secure mobile ticketing and payment software, is pleased to announce that Virginia Railway Express (VRE), a joint project of the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission and the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission, has selected GlobeSherpa to provide a complete, end-to-end mobile...

2014-05-28 08:21:46

NORFOLK, Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) Chairman and CEO Wick Moorman announced that President James A. Squires will assume additional responsibilities in line with the company's normal succession planning process. Effective June 1, 2014, NS' marketing and operations divisions will report to Squires. Continuing as well to report to him are the corporation's administration, finance, law and corporate relations, and planning and information...

2014-05-28 08:21:35

OMAHA, Neb., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rob Knight, chief financial officer of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP), will address the Deutsche Bank 5(th) Annual Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference at 8:40 a.m. CT on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, in Chicago, Illinois. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110304/LA59497LOGO Interested investors may view the presentation and listen to a live Internet webcast through our website at www.up.com/investors. A replay of the...


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