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2014-01-21 16:20:49

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amy E. Miles and James A. Squires have been elected directors of Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) effective today, Chairman and CEO Wick Moorman announced. Miles, 47, of Knoxville, has served as chief executive officer and a director of the largest movie theater company in the U.S., Regal Entertainment Group Inc. (NYSE: RGC), since 2009. Before that, she served as executive vice president, chief financial officer, and treasurer....

2014-01-21 16:20:42

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) announced that its Board of Directors today voted to increase the regular quarterly dividend on the company's common stock by 4 percent, or 2 cents per share, from 52 to 54 cents per share. The increased dividend is payable on March 10 to stockholders of record on Feb. 7. Since its inception in 1982, Norfolk Southern has paid dividends on its common stock for 126 consecutive quarters. Norfolk...

2014-01-20 12:20:20

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today announced the appointment of Bryan Rhode as regional vice president - state government affairs in Virginia. Reporting to Quintin Kendall, vice president - state government and community affairs, Rhode is responsible for CSX Transportation's executive branch, legislative and community initiatives in Virginia, and oversees similar efforts in Maryland and Delaware. "Bryan's extensive background in...

2014-01-15 16:20:25

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: -- Fourth-quarter and full-year earnings per share of $0.42 and $1.83, respectively -- Revenue gains broad-based, led by intermodal and merchandise markets -- Favorable outlook for majority of markets in 2014 CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today announced fourth-quarter 2013 net earnings of $426 million, or $0.42 per share, down slightly from $449 million, or $0.44 per share in 2012. Prior year results...

2014-01-07 12:21:31

CALGARY, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) will release its fourth-quarter financial and operating results at 7:30 a.m. Eastern time (5:30 a.m. Mountain time) on Wednesday, January 29, 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 January 29, 2014. CONFERENCE CALL ACCESS Toronto participants dial in number: (647) 427-7450 Operator assisted toll...

2014-01-07 12:20:21

MONTREAL, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) will issue its fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 financial and operating results on Jan. 30, 2014, at 4.01 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). CN's senior officers will review the results and the railway's outlook in a conference call/webcast at 4.30 p.m. ET Jan. 30. Claude Mongeau, CN president and chief executive officer, will lead the call. Parties in North America who are interested in participating in, or listening to,...

2014-01-03 12:22:05

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) will present its fourth-quarter 2013 earnings at 8:45 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, via teleconference and live Internet webcast. The company will issue its earnings results at 8 a.m. EST on Jan. 22. Those interested in participating via teleconference can dial 877-869-3847 several minutes prior to the call. An audio replay will be available until Jan. 29, 2014, following the live broadcast,...

2014-01-02 16:20:11

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE: GWR) CALGARY, AB and DARIEN, CT, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (CP) (TSX:CP) (NYSE:CP) and Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) (NYSE: GWR) announced today that they have executed an agreement pursuant to which CP will sell the west end of its Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (DM&E) line to G&W for continued rail operations. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140102/MM39721-a) (Photo:...

2014-01-02 08:20:23

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After three years of legal wrangling, the tides of justice are finally turning back in favor of the now-deceased CSX railroad switchman and his legal estate in a case against CSX railroad. The Estate of Winston Payne, a former CSX switchman who lost his life to lung cancer, obtained an 8.6 million dollar verdict from a Knoxville, Tennessee jury in November 2010. Later, the trial judge granted CSX a new trial. However, before the second...

2013-12-25 08:20:07

Train of lights, A-list musicians and incredible generosity by Canadians and Americans drive donations CALGARY, Dec. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - The 2013 Canadian Pacific Holiday Train has officially wrapped up its journey across Canada and the United States raising record donations for North American food banks. Donations for the 2013 three-week journey by two brightly-decorated freight trains to over 150 communities hit more than $2 million and 300,000 pounds of food. "This...