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2013-11-25 12:21:52

150 communities in Canada and United States to experience the 'train of lights' CALGARY, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - The 15(th) year of Canadian Pacific's Holiday Train launches its annual rolling fundraiser in support of food bank programs along its network in Canada and the United States. The 2013 CP Holiday Train program launches on November 25(th) in Kahnawake, Quebec, formally kicking off the three-week journey of two brightly decorated trains across Canada and the United...

2013-11-22 12:27:01

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cindy Sanborn, CSX (NYSE: CSX) vice president and chief transportation officer, today told the RailTrends annual conference in New York City that a stronger focus on customer collaboration and improved utilization of key resources such as locomotives and rail cars are contributing to the company's ability to respond effectively to market changes. "Growth in our merchandise and intermodal sectors - the most service-sensitive parts of...

2013-11-22 12:25:46

NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- James A. Squires, president of Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC), will address the Credit Suisse Global Industrials Conference in New York City at 11 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013. Interested investors can listen via simultaneous webcast at http://cc.talkpoint.com/cred001/120313b_jw/?entity=4_57SU747. The presentation will be posted at www.nscorp.com. Norfolk Southern Corporation is one of the nation's premier transportation...

2013-11-21 16:20:50

Grupo Antolin North America to invest nearly $16M, create 118 new jobs KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kansas City Area Development Council announced today that Grupo Antolin North America will invest more than $15.7 million in a 148,800-sq.-ft. automotive manufacturing facility at 1601 Southern Road, creating an estimated 118 new jobs. Grupo Antolin's state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Kansas City will initially produce interior overhead...

2013-11-21 12:20:58

CALGARY, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (CP) and Breakfast Club of Canada are teaming up to brighten the future of Canadian children with the 15th year of the 'train of lights'. As the CP Holiday Train travels through Canada between November 25 and December 19, 2013, CP will match all online donations made to Breakfast Club of Canada on www.breakfastclubcanada.org. "With this match program Canadian Pacific is acknowledging the immense impact Breakfast Club of...

2013-11-21 12:20:55

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (CP) and Feeding America(®) are teaming up in the fight against hunger as part of the 15th year for the 'train of lights'. As the CP Holiday Train travels through the Northeast and Midwest United States between November 25 and December 19, 2013, CP will match all online donations, dollar-for-dollar, made to Feeding America. "With this match program Canadian Pacific is acknowledging the immense impact Feeding...

2013-11-21 08:21:09

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov., 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX announced today that the Wasden Road/I-65 Industrial Site in Montgomery, Alabama, has been designated a CSX Select Site. "We are excited to add this 415-acre, manufacturing-zoned property to our Select Site program," said Clark Robertson, assistant vice president, regional development, CSX. "Its strategic location near I-65 in an area of strong industrial demand, along with superior infrastructure, make this a compelling option...

2013-11-20 12:21:49

Railroad achieves its best-ever carbon disclosure score NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) has achieved its best-ever score in reports that grade large U.S. and global companies on how well they measure and manage their carbon footprint. In CDP's 2013 S&P 500 and Global 500 climate change reports, Norfolk Southern scored a 90 for its carbon disclosure, on a scale of 0-100. That is a 2 percent improvement over its 2012 score of 88 and is the...

2013-11-19 12:21:41

CALGARY, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Mr. E. Hunter Harrison, Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP), will address the Credit Suisse Global Industrials Conference on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 1:15 p.m. Eastern time. There will be a live audio webcast of Mr. Harrison's presentation. Replays of the webcast, as well as the presentation materials, will be available in the Investor section of CP's website at: www.cpr.ca. About Canadian Pacific Canadian...

2013-11-14 16:20:15

NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Norfolk Southern Foundation is committing $50,000 in emergency funding to the American Red Cross to help the Philippines recover from Typhoon Haiyan. "While the extent of the devastation is still unknown, it's clear that the people of the Philippines are in dire need of immediate assistance following this catastrophic storm," said Wick Moorman, Norfolk Southern chief executive officer. "We know the Red Cross will use these funds in the...