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2014-03-26 20:20:21

Company particularly disturbed by proposed interswitching changes that could undermine rail viability, investment and harm Canadian economy MONTREAL, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) expressed disappointment with Canadian government legislation tabled today by Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Transportation Minister Lisa Raitt to increase regulatory intrusion and oversight for rail grain transportation, and to introduce new rules for the extension of...

2014-03-26 16:20:11

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) released its recommendations to prevent and deter future tragedies like what occurred at the Los Angeles International Airport, on November 1, 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110609/DC16833LOGO GBTA Executive Director and COO Michael W. McCormick issued the following statement: "These recommendations strike the right balance of prudence and deterrence....

2014-03-26 12:21:03

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Transportation opposes a proposal before the Surface Transportation Board (STB) that would create unpredictable traffic flows, reduce high levels of customer service achieved over the past few years, and diminish the company's incentive to keep investing at record levels in critically needed transportation infrastructure. "Our work is focused on achieving high levels of service reliability and predictability, which are critical...

2014-03-25 16:20:45

MONTREAL, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) will hold its 2014 annual general meeting of shareholders in Vancouver, B.C., on April 23, 2014. The meeting will be held at the Westin Bayshore Hotel, Bayshore Grand Ballroom, 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver, starting at 9 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time. CN will provide an audio webcast of the proceedings via the Investors section of its website, www.cn.ca/en/investors. The company's Management Information Circular...

2014-03-25 12:22:00

Announces plan to phase out company fleet of DOT-111 tank cars over the next four years MONTREAL, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) continues to take significant steps to strengthen the railway's Safety Management System, with the goal of improving the safety of its transportation of dangerous goods, says President and Chief Executive Officer Claude Mongeau. "CN's business agenda is anchored on running a safe railway -- it's the overarching imperative in...

2014-03-24 20:21:06

PHL cited for Most injury-Free Operation, Best Safety Rate and Safety Person of the Year; Anacostia's Tom Leopold is Safety Professional of the Year CHICAGO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Harbor Line and its parent company Anacostia Rail Holdings (www.anacostia.com) will receive four top safety awards from the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association April 24 at its annual meeting in San Diego, Calif. Pacific Harbor Line will receive the President's Award for...

2014-03-24 16:21:10

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Toledo Terminal employees at Stanley Yard, Walbridge Yard and the Toledo Docks were recently honored by the Ohio House of Representatives and the Ohio Senate for Stanley Yard's centennial birthday and the team's impressive safety record. State Senator Randy Gardner and State Representative Tim Brown presented the dual commendations. "It is an honor to salute the employees of Stanley Yard as they celebrate their centennial year....

2014-03-24 12:21:16

Concerned that West Coast grain terminals could hit capacity before Great Lakes shipping lane from Port of Thunder Bay, Ont., opens this spring MONTREAL, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) said today it spotted 4,456 hopper cars for loading at country grain elevators in Western Canada during the grain-crop Week 33 just ended. This marked the third week in a row that CN has delivered more than 4,000 grain cars to Prairie elevators, averaging 4,366 cars per...

2014-03-24 12:21:01

CALGARY, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) will release its first-quarter financial and operating results at 7:30 a.m. Eastern time (5:30 a.m. Mountain time) on Tuesday, April 22, 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 April 22, 2014. Conference Call Access Toronto participants dial in number: (647) 427-7450 Operator assisted toll...

2014-03-22 20:20:06

MONTREAL, March 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) said today the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference - Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons (TCRC-CTY) has accepted CN's offer to enter labour negotiations for a contract settlement on the condition that final and binding arbitration will apply if the parties cannot reach agreement. The TCRC-CTY represents approximately 3,000 CN train conductors, trainpersons, yardpersons and traffic coordinators on CN's network in...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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