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2014-05-09 20:20:30

RICHMOND, Va., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX today released the following statement. "CSX appreciates Governor McAuliffe's leadership in this area and his focus on shared dialogue with respect to the safety and security of rail shipments, which is our priority." said Bryan Rhode, regional vice president - state government affairs. "We look forward to participating in the task force as part of our ongoing collaboration with federal, state and local agencies. Through that...

2014-05-09 16:20:32

NORFOLK, Va., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern will join more than 200 communities across the country during Amtrak's seventh annual National Train Day to celebrate why "trains matter" to our economy. On May 10, a variety of local train stations, railroad museums, and other venues will host activities and exhibits that highlight the past, present, and future of trains and travel. Norfolk Southern's newly renovated Exhibit Car and an Operation Lifesaver engine will be on...

2014-05-09 08:27:58

TSX Symbol: WJX TORONTO, May 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Wajax Corporation ("Wajax" or the "Corporation") announced that the nominees listed in the Corporation's management proxy circular dated March 4, 2014 were elected as directors of Wajax. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at the Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders of the Corporation held on May 6, 2014 in Toronto are set out below. On a vote conducted by ballot, each of the following nine...

2014-05-08 16:21:32

CALGARY, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) Chief Executive Officer E. Hunter Harrison said today direct face-to-face discussions based on facts are the best way to make progress on strengthening Canada's grain handling and transportation system. "We need constructive dialogue instead of the ongoing back and forth that is happening in the media among various parties," said Harrison. "CP has reached out to customers and other stakeholders, including...

2014-05-08 12:21:34

NORFOLK, Va., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) CEO Wick Moorman, addressing the company's annual meeting today in Williamsburg, Va., gave stockholders plenty of reasons for continued optimism following a year of record-breaking performance. "Clearly, 2013 was a big year for us," Moorman said in ticking off records in railway operating revenue, operating income, earnings per share, and operating ratio, the latter a key measure of performance efficiency. As...

2014-05-08 12:21:20

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation today announced that a portion of the Callaway South Industrial Park in LaGrange, Georgia has been designated a CSX Select Site. Select Sites are properties identified and vetted as capable locations for future manufacturing facilities along the CSX network. These sites can be developed quickly since standard land use issues and comprehensive due diligence items have been previously addressed. "Through the Select Site...

2014-05-08 12:21:10

MONTREAL, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - JJ Ruest, executive vice-president and chief marketing officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), will address the Wolfe Research 7(th) Annual Global Transportation Conference on May 20, 2014, starting at 1.05 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Ruest will discuss CN's continued focus on supply chain collaboration and Operational and Service Excellence. CN will provide a live audio webcast of Ruest's discussion via the Investors section of the Company's...

2014-05-08 08:23:40

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the difficult winter conditions of the first quarter, CSX (NYSE: CSX) is positioned to capitalize on underlying economic strength and market opportunities in the balance of 2014 to grow earnings, Fredrik Eliasson, CSX Corporation executive vice president and chief financial officer, told investors and analysts at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Transportation Conference in Boston. "With winter behind us, volume growth...

2014-05-07 08:21:23

CALGARY, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Board of Directors for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today announced CP Chief Executive Officer E. Hunter Harrison has agreed to a contract extension with the railway for an additional year. "When Hunter was brought in to lead the transformational change of this iconic company, the agreement was for four years, plus an option for an additional year," said CP Board of Directors Chairman, Gary Colter. "In seeing CP's...

2014-05-06 16:21:24

With CheapAir's Amtrak Integration and Support for Bitcoin, Travelers Can Now Book Train Fares, Flights and Hotels with Crypto-Currency CALABASAS, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CheapAir, the world's first online travel agency to let customers book flights and Amtrak fares in one seamless process, is now the first travel booking site that lets travelers pay for Amtrak fares with Bitcoin. For fans of Bitcoin and customers who like choice in how they travel and what they pay...


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