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2014-04-28 16:20:54

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) announced that Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine recognized the company on its 100 Best Corporate Citizens List. CSX ranked 75th among 100 public companies with a strong commitment to social responsibility, and was the only railroad named to the list this year. "It's a great honor to be included among the nation's top corporate citizens, and to have the community service and other activities of our...

2014-04-28 12:21:46

Canadian Pacific and Canadian Pacific Police Service stressing importance of safety at grade crossings and reminding people to stay away from railway property. CALGARY, April 28, 2014 /CNW/ - During Public Rail Safety Week, April 28 - May 4, Canadian Pacific, other Canadian railways, and stakeholders will be reminding motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians about the importance of staying safe around railway property, in particular railway crossings. Public Rail Safety Week is an...

2014-04-28 08:22:06

Trespassing remains the leading cause of rail-related fatalities in the United States HOMEWOOD, IL, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - With trespassing remaining the leading cause of rail-related fatalities in the United States, CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) is marking Rail Safety Week through May 4, 2014, with a public awareness campaign stressing the deadly risks of trespassing on railway tracks and property. CN Police are urging the public to call CN Police at 1- 800-465-9239 to...

2014-04-25 12:20:48

CN Police urge citizens to report unsafe behaviour on railway property to help reduce trespassing and crossing related fatalities HOMEWOOD, IL, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) invites the media to report on key issues at the centre of Rail Safety Week, from April 28 to May 2, 2014. CN Police will mark Rail Safety Week with a public awareness campaign aimed at reducing the number of trespassing and crossing related accidents. In addition, the police force...

2014-04-24 23:14:57

Award Recognizes Companies for Rail Car Maintenance and Safety Wexford, PA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 MHF Services (MHF), a leading provider of packaging, transportation, logistics and technical services, was a winner of the 2013 CSX Transportation (CSX) Chemical Safety Excellence Award. The award is given by CSX annually to companies for their commitment to safe hazardous material rail car loading and maintenance. Recipients understand the best practices of chemical safety, and demonstrate a...

2014-04-24 12:22:29

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX's Safety Train: Energy Preparedness Program, with rolling classrooms and specialized hands-on training, will soon take to the rails on an expanded first responder training initiative. The train will travel over much of the company's crude oil service territory over the next several months. This CSX Safety Train will begin in mid-May, visiting numerous communities in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois....

2014-04-23 16:22:11

Three new directors join CN's board, Robert Pace the company's new chairman VANCOUVER, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated March 11, 2014, were elected as directors of CN. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at CN's Annual Meeting of Shareholders on April 23 in Vancouver are set out below. Election of Directors On a vote by ballot, each of the...

2014-04-22 16:21:36

VANCOUVER, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a second-quarter 2014 dividend on the Company's common shares outstanding. A quarterly dividend of twenty-five cents (C$0.25) per common share will be paid on June 30, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 9, 2014. CN is a true backbone of the economy, transporting approximately C$250 billion worth of goods annually for a wide...

2014-04-22 12:21:52

NORFOLK, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) today announced the regular quarterly dividend of 54 cents per share on its common stock, payable on June 10, to stockholders of record on May 2. Since its inception in 1982, Norfolk Southern has paid dividends on its common stock for 127 consecutive quarters. Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation's premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company...

2014-04-22 12:20:59

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX employees are joining together this month in celebration of Earth Day and CSX's longstanding commitments to sustainability. As part of that commitment, in addition to many Earth Day events throughout its network, this year CSX is bringing special attention to the importance of proper recycling of electronics. "Sustainability is vital to CSX's long-term prosperity," said Carl Gerhardstein, assistant vice president of health, environment...


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