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2014-10-31 16:20:40

CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of passengers will be traveling through U.S. airports during the 2014 holiday season. This translates into long lines, congested traffic and stress, particularly for those traveling with small children. To help make the process go more smoothly, the travel experts at The GO Group, LLC have these recommendations: Check your flight before you leave for the airportNothing is worse than arriving at the airport and discovering that your...

2014-10-31 16:20:26

NORFOLK, Va., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) Executive Vice President Planning and Chief Information Officer Deborah Butler will participate in the 2014 Goldman Sachs Industrials Conference. What: Goldman Sachs Industrials ConferenceWhen: Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, 10:40 a.m. ESTWhere: InterContinental, 510 Atlantic Ave., BostonWebcast URL:...

2014-10-30 16:22:20

Fuel-efficient and EPA compliant units designed to meet future needs JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) is about to take delivery of the first of 24 new Tier 3 locomotives, acquired from GE Transportation (GE). The new locomotives will be used in thru-freight, heavy haul service on the railway's 351-mile mainline route between Jacksonville, and Miami, Florida. The remainder of the locomotives will be placed in service by the end of...

2014-10-30 16:21:36

- City-to-city, express bus company served five million customers in six months, providing further evidence of dramatic growth of bus travel NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As of today, megabus.com, the first city-to-city, express bus company with fares from $1, has served 40 million customers across North America since the company began in 2006. The company served five million customers in the last six months alone, helping to make city-to-city bus travel the fastest growing and most...

2014-10-30 12:21:04

MONTREAL, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Jim Vena, executive vice-president and chief operating officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), will address the Scotiabank Transportation & Aerospace Conference 2014 in Toronto on Nov. 13, 2014, starting at 10.40 a.m. Eastern Time. Vena will discuss CN's continued focus on supply chain collaboration and Operational and Service Excellence. CN will provide a live audio webcast of Vena's remarks via the Investors' section of the Company's...

2014-10-29 16:20:54

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific, in collaboration with The Firefighters Education and Training Foundation, has converted a boxcar into a mobile classroom, expanding its fleet of training equipment used to educate emergency responders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155256 "We are excited about using the mobile classroom to support our extensive roster of first-responder training programs," said Bob Grimaila, Union Pacific vice president-Safety,...

2014-10-29 08:23:12

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- You are invited to listen to Union Pacific Corporation's (NYSE: UNP) 2014 Investor Day presentations. The presentations will be broadcast live over the Internet from Chicago, Illinois, on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, from 1:00 p.m. CT until approximately 6:00 p.m. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110304/LA59497LOGO What: Union Pacific Corporation's 2014 Investor Day When: Wednesday, November 5, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. CT...

2014-10-28 16:25:21

World Marketing to move corporate headquarters to Milwaukee and expand product offerings MILWAUKEE, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin businessman Robert M. Kraft, has acquired Omaha, Nebraska based World Marketing Inc. from Berkshire Hathaway. The transition will move the company's corporate headquarters and administrative operations to Wisconsin while continuing office and production facilities in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas and Saint Louis. "World Marketing has developed a...

2014-10-27 16:21:31

MONTREAL, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that it intends to purchase for cancellation up to 5.175 million of its common shares pursuant to private agreements between CN and an arm's-length third-party seller. The purchases will form part of CN's repurchase program for up to 28 million shares announced on Oct. 21, 2014. Such purchases will be made pursuant and subject to the terms of an issuer bid exemption order issued by the Ontario Securities...

2014-10-27 12:22:05

New investment in rail infrastructure needed for future passenger demand WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amtrak posted record ticket revenues for its Fiscal Year 2014 ending Sept. 30, and achieved an increase in ridership over the prior fiscal year, reflecting strong continued demand for passenger rail. However, meeting future growth in passenger demand requires investing in the infrastructure that supports intercity passenger rail and resolving unacceptable...


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