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2014-06-23 16:21:12

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today unveiled its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, showing continued progress in 2013 on the company's safety, environmental and community engagement initiatives. The full report - accessible on www.CSXCSR.com - details the company's financial performance and offers a comprehensive look at the markets CSX serves as well as progress related to sustainability, governance, corporate citizenship, and...

2014-06-23 12:34:31

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, CSX has been named one of the "Best Places to Work in IT" by IDG's Computerworld. Ranked fifteenth among large companies, CSX improved its ranking from 2013 by four places, earning specific recognition for its commitment to excellence and quality in the IT workplace. "At CSX, we believe that people make the difference," said Kathleen Brandt, president of CSX Technology. "The CSX Technology team supports...

2014-06-20 16:20:40

Decision binding on company and union, achieving contractual certainty between the parties MONTREAL, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that it has received -- and will begin to implement immediately -- Arbitrator Michel Picher's decision setting the terms and conditions of a new three-year collective agreement between CN and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference - Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons (TCRC-CTY). The arbitration ruling is...

2014-06-19 20:20:08

CALGARY, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX/NYSE: CP) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Canadian Pacific Railway Company, has terminated its previously announced tender offers (collectively, the "Offers") for its 7.125% Notes due 2031, 9.450% Notes due 2021, 5.950% Notes due 2037 and 5.750% Notes due 2033 (collectively, the "Notes") in accordance with its Offer to Purchase dated June 5, 2014. None of the Notes were purchased in the...

2014-06-19 12:22:38

CALGARY, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) will release its second-quarter financial and operating results at 7:30 a.m. Eastern time (5:30 a.m. Mountain time) on Thursday, July 17th, 2014. CP will discuss its results with the financial community in a conference call beginning at: 11:00 a.m. Eastern time (9:00 a.m. Mountain time) on July 17, 2014. Conference Call Access Toronto participants dial in number: (647) 427-7450 Operator assisted toll...

2014-06-19 12:21:12

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski Also Recognized for Long Record of Environmental Stewardship JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of American Railroads (AAR) bestowed its highest environmental honor, the John H. Chafee Environmental Excellence Award, on CSX's Chris Durden last night at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The annual award recognizes railroad employees for outstanding environmental awareness and responsibility. Durden is the eighth CSX employee...

2014-06-18 16:21:04

Mandates for Mr. William G. McMurray, Mr. P. Paul Fitzgerald and Mr. Stephen Campbell OTTAWA, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced appointments to the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) of Mr. William G. McMurray and Mr. P. Paul Fitzgerald of Ottawa and Mr. Stephen Campbell of Saint. John, New Brunswick. Mr. McMurray, appointed for a four-year term, was vice-chairperson of the Canada Industrial Relations Board in Ottawa. For...

2014-06-18 12:22:44

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today announced the appointment of Brian W. Hammock as resident vice president of state government affairs, based in Baltimore, Maryland. Reporting to Bryan M. Rhode, regional vice president, state government and community affairs, Hammock will oversee the company's interactions with executive and legislative branches as well as community officials in Maryland and Delaware. "Brian is an exceptional...

2014-06-18 12:20:50

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) will release second-quarter financial and operating results on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, after the market close. The company will host an earnings conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 via teleconference and a live audio webcast. Those interested in participating via teleconference may dial 1-888-327-6279 (1-888-EARN-CSX) and ask for the CSX earnings call. Callers outside the...

2014-06-13 12:20:26

Path Forward Incorporates Community Feedback and Addresses Concerns JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX applauds the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) for advancing the reconstruction of CSX's Virginia Avenue Tunnel in a way that responds to community concerns in the project's design and construction plan. The Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) issued today by FHWA and DDOT identifies the preferred alternative...


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