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2014-05-23 16:20:57

NORFOLK, Va., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Marta R. Stewart will speak at the Deutsche Bank 5th Annual Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference. Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials ConferenceThursday, June 5, 2014, 9:20 a.m. CDT (10:20 a.m. EDT)Westin Chicago River North hotel, ChicagoWebcast URL: http://www.media-server.com/m/p/brj42irt The presentation will be posted at...

2014-05-23 08:20:35

NORFOLK, Va., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) announced today that 60 chemical customers will receive the Thoroughbred Chemical Safety Award for their safe business practices in 2013. Collectively, these customers safely shipped more than 157,000 carloads of hazardous chemical products over the railroad's network during the year. The award, given annually for 18 years, goes to chemical manufacturers and facilities that ship at least 1,000...

2014-05-22 20:20:18

RADNOR, Pa., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP ("Kessler Topaz") announces that a shareholder class action has been filed against Kansas City Southern ("KCS") (NYSE: KSU) on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of KCS between October 18, 2013 and February 18, 2014, inclusive (the "Class Period"). Kessler Topaz reminds KCS shareholders that they may, no later than June 16, 2014, move the Court for appointment as a lead plaintiff of...

2014-05-22 16:20:31

EDMONTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), said today dangerous goods are an integral part of everyday life and that CN has an unwavering commitment to moving all traffic safely. Mongeau, in a speech to the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, said CN's commitment to safe operations is more than a set of principles. It's evidenced by the more than 50 per cent reduction in CN's main-track rail accidents per...

2014-05-21 08:25:40

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP), Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU), Trinity Industries Inc. (NYSE: TRN), Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE: WAB) and Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE: GWR). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve...

2014-05-20 12:21:34

MONTREAL, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), will address Sanford C. Bernstein's 30(th) Annual Strategic Decisions Conference in New York on May 29, 2014, starting at 11 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Mongeau will discuss CN's continued focus on supply chain collaboration and Operational and Service Excellence. CN will provide a live audio webcast of Mongeau's discussion via the Investors section of the...

2014-05-15 16:21:26

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In remarks during a panel discussion that helped kick-off Infrastructure Week 2014, CSX vice president of strategic infrastructure initiatives, Louis Renjel, highlighted the important role that infrastructure investments play in the strength and competitiveness of the U.S. economy. "Infrastructure investments are catalysts to economic growth that improve the United States' competitiveness and strengthen and protect the communities adjacent to...

2014-05-15 12:21:50

EDMONTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), will address the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce on May 22, 2014. Mongeau will discuss the economic importance of dangerous goods to Canada and its citizen, as well as the social and business imperatives of transporting these goods safely through the communities where CN operates. Mongeau will be available to speak to reporters briefly following his speech....

2014-05-13 12:21:35

MONTREAL, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today announced the winners of its Safe Handling Award for 2013. In all, 143 companies were presented with the Safe Handling Award at a special ceremony. JJ Ruest, CN executive vice-president and chief marketing officer, said: "On behalf of CN, I am pleased to congratulate each of the Safe Handling Award recipients for 2013. "This award recognizes customers who, like CN, make the safe handling of dangerous goods...

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...


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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
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