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2014-03-03 12:21:56

NORFOLK, Va., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation President James A. Squires will participate in the 2014 J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Industrials Conference. J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Industrials ConferenceTuesday, March 11, 2014, 11 a.m. EDTWebcast URL: http://jpmorgan.metameetings.com/confbook/aviation14/directlink?ticker=NSC An audio webcast will be available at www.nscorp.com in the Investors section. Norfolk Southern...

2014-03-03 12:21:44

MONTREAL, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), will address the J. P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference in New York City on March 12, 2014, starting at 8.45 a.m. Eastern Time. CN will provide a live audio webcast of Mongeau's remarks in the Investors section of the Company's website, www.cn.ca/investors. CN is a true backbone of the economy, transporting approximately C$250...

2014-03-03 12:21:21

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan based Federated Railways, Inc., an affiliate of Federated Capital Corporation, has announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Rail Logistics, LC., including its "Cold Train" Express Intermodal Service. The new subsidiary will be called "Federated Cold Train, LLC." and will conduct business as Cold Train. The company will maintain its current management team and staff, including Steve Lawson as...

2014-02-28 08:21:43

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:FGP) today announced that David L. Starling has been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of its general partner, Ferrellgas, Inc., effective February 27, 2014. Starling is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Kansas City Southern, a transportation holding company that has railroad investments in the United States, Mexico and Panama. Its primary U.S. holding is Kansas City Southern...

2014-02-27 16:21:35

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today announced that it has been named one of the World's Most Admired Companies in 2014, according to a survey published by FORTUNE Magazine. The comprehensive rankings were released today. In 2013 CSX achieved an industry leading safety performance, as well as record-high customer satisfaction, revenues and earnings per share from continuing operations, all while taking forward-leaning actions to...

2014-02-27 16:20:27

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America's freight railroads are investing in facilities, technology and programs to meet the country's growing consumption and transportation needs, CSX (NYSE: CSX) chairman, president and chief executive officer Michael Ward told an audience of more than 200 business and policy leaders at a Harvard Business School (HBS) panel today. The panel, "What Moves U.S.," is part of the "America on the Move: Transportation and Infrastructure...

2014-02-27 12:21:54

Named Industry Best on Fortune's Most Admired List for Fourth Consecutive Year OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fortune named Union Pacific Railroad the most admired among trucking, transportation and logistics companies for the fourth consecutive year. The magazine's annual World's Most Admired list is published in the Feb. 27 edition. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110304/LA59497LOGO Union Pacific ranked No. 1 in seven of nine reputation attributes identified by...

2014-02-26 12:20:38

MONTREAL, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) is reaching out to municipalities along its North American rail network to review its safety practices, share relevant information on dangerous goods traffic and discuss emergency response planning. Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive, said: "A full 99.998 per cent of CN and rail industry movements of dangerous goods - many of which are essential to the North American economy and communities across the...

2014-02-26 08:20:27

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian International AutoShow finished its 10 day run on Sunday, February 23rd with a respectable attendance of 299,527 placing it well within the top ten performances in the show's 41 year history. Asked for comment, the show's General Manager Tom Tonks noted, "The 2% reduction from the 2013 event is well within normal attendance fluctuations and all the more remarkable when one considers the impact of the Winter Olympics and regional...

2014-02-25 16:20:15

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today announced that its J&L Tunnel Modification Project in Pittsburgh has won the Project of the Year Award from the Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania (ESWP) and the Diamond Award for Engineering Excellence from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania (ACEC/PA). These awards recognize the J&L Tunnel Project's safe completion, sustainability, cost-effectiveness and...