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2014-08-18 12:20:48

MONTREAL, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - JJ Ruest, executive vice-president and chief marketing officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), will address the Cowen and Company 7(th) Annual Global Transportation & Aerospace/Defense Conference in Boston, MA, on Sept. 3, 2014, starting at 1.55 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Ruest will discuss how CN's focus on customer engagement and operational and service excellence is helping the company's customers compete better in their end markets...

2014-08-15 16:20:27

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past four months, CSX's Safety Train: Energy Preparedness Program, with rolling classrooms and specialized hands-on training, has trained more than 1,300 first responders from more than 250 organizations in more than a dozen cities and towns, in partnership with the Firefighters Training and Education Foundation. This enhanced training program offers fire fighters, police officers, emergency management professionals and other...

2014-08-15 12:20:50

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer Clarence W. Gooden has announced the appointment of Ed Jenkins as vice president-market strategy e-business for CSX Transportation, effective August 15. Jenkins, who will continue to report to Gooden, has fostered the development of the team responsible for translating customer needs and growth opportunities into service innovations that support each of the railroad's key markets....

2014-08-12 16:20:44

VANCOUVER, Aug. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada today released its investigation report (R13E0015) into the January 2013 collision between a Canadian National (CN) freight train and a road grader at a level crossing near Paynton, Saskatchewan. The driver of the road grader was killed in the accident. The locomotive and 16 tank cars carrying dangerous goods derailed. Approximately 106 000 litres of crude oil was released from 4 cars. On 24 January 2013,...

2014-08-08 08:20:46

NORFOLK, Va., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) has reported its carbon performance and strategic efforts in the past year to lower the railroad's greenhouse gas emissions, driving improved operating efficiencies and customer service. The company's seventh annual public disclosure to CDP, formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project, describes investments in technologies and network improvements reducing the railroad's carbon footprint while expanding freight...

2014-08-04 16:21:04

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance for Community Trees (ACTrees) and CSX are partnering with local greening organizations to strengthen and reestablish urban tree canopies. As part of ACTrees' National NeighborWoods(®) Month in October, 30 communities across the country will receive CSX Tree Giveaway Grants and CSX Restoration Grants. "ACTrees appreciates CSX's long-standing passion for community greening and the work our members are doing," says Executive Director...

2014-08-04 12:20:46

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX and The Conservation Fund today announced a program of grants aimed at improving the transportation and distribution of fresh, healthy food to communities in need. More than 23 million Americans across the country have limited or no access to fresh produce, dairy, meats and seafood. One of the contributors to these so-called "food deserts" is the lack of infrastructure to distribute fresh food to markets. As a leading supplier of efficient...

2014-07-28 12:21:43

With commercial alignment driving grain supply chain back in sync, CN's Claude Mongeau urges Ottawa to carefully limit the scope of new rail regulations MONTREAL, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) said today Canada's rail transportation system is ready to accommodate the new harvest with a solid throughput rate in line with the grain supply chain. The supply chain will also be able to address the excess carry-over from last year's extraordinary crop by as...

2014-07-24 16:21:34

CALGARY, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Board of Directors of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today declared a quarterly dividend of thirty-five cents ($0.35) Canadian per share on the outstanding Common Shares. The dividend is payable on October 27, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on September 26, 2014, and is an "eligible" dividend for purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and any similar provincial/territorial legislation....

2014-07-23 16:21:06

Lower Mainland improvements pave way for expanded global trade VANCOUVER, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada and its partners today celebrated two significant road projects in the South Shore Trade Area (SSTA) of Burrard Inlet, which are in their final stages and will enhance truck, rail, and port operations while reducing impacts to local communities. The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, was joined by Gregor Robertson, Mayor of Vancouver; Robin Silvester, President...


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