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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Puncture-Prone Rail Car to Be Phased Out Under U.S. Proposal

The Obama administration proposed phasing out thousands of older tank cars within two years and lowering speed limits as part of a set of new rules intended to reduce the risks of hauling crude oil by rail.

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Related Topix: 9, CSX, Lake Oswego, OR, Science / Technology

5 hrs ago | Marion County Record

Railroad to base operations here in August

The local economy will get a boost in August from Union Pacific Railroad, which will use Marion as its base of operations for track maintenance from Herington to Whitewater.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad, Marion, KS, Herington, KS

9 hrs ago | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...

CSX Ceo Michael Ward sells $5.36 million in stock

NEW YORK - CSX CEO Michael J. Ward unloaded 173,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Friday, July 18. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.02, for a total value of $5,366,460.00.

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13 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Railroads Reach All-Time Highs on Record CSX and Canadian National Earnings

Shares of all five major publicly traded North American railroads reached all-time highs Tuesday as good news for the industry continues to roll in, this time from Canadian National kicked off second-quarter earnings reports for the railroads, rebounding strongly from an unusually harsh winter and depressed first quarter to deliver record results.

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Related Topix: Canadian National Railway, Transportation

17 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Norfolk Southern 2Q profit rises 21 percent

The Norfolk, Virginia, company said net income increased to $562 million, or $1.79 per share, from $465 million, or $1.46 per share, in the same quarter a year ago.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Norfolk Southern

20 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Cleanup at Slinger derailment to shift to soil excavation

Cleanup crews at the scene of Sunday's two-train collision and derailment in Slinger will finish vacuuming up spilled diesel fuel Tuesday and shift to excavating contaminated soil the remainder of this week, a state environmental official said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Slinger, WI, Transportation, Canadian National Railway

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Tony's Kansas City

TKC Breaking News!!! Thousands of Kansas City Catholics Petition...

Our blog community was the FIRST IN THE NATION to break news that Collen Simon planned to sue Bishop Finn and the Kansas City-St.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Transportation, Kansas City Southern, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Castanet.net

Stocks advance, tensions over downed jetliner ease, traders look to earnings

A strong earnings report from Canadian National Railway helped push the Toronto stock market higher Tuesday as traders put geopolitical concerns aside.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Transportation, Canadian National Railway, Rogers Communications Inc.

The Globe and Mail

The close: TSX ends at another record high

The Toronto Stock Exchange Broadcast Centre is shown in Toronto in this file photo.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Canadian National Railway, Investment Banking, Financial Services, CIBC World Markets

LaGrange Daily News

A booming businessJuly 21st | 0

For a county with one of the highest unemployment rates in the state of Georgia, Troup is making a come back in a big way.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Troup County, GA, US Governors, West Point, GA, CSX, LaGrange, GA

Marine News

Greenbrier Offers Condolences on Passing of ex-Governor Vic Atiyeh

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. says it joins all of Oregon in expressing its condolences to the family of Victor G. Atiyeh, former Governor and past member of Greenbrier's board of directors.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Automakers, Greenbrier Companies Inc The, Lake Oswego, OR

Sys-Con Media

Timmins Gold to Release Q2 2014 Financial Results on July 29, 2014

Participants may join the call by registering online through a link on the Timmins Gold website homepage www.timminsgold.com and entering the passcode 108149 or by following this link: After entering your information, you will be given a passcode and pin that you will need to join the conference call on July 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Grupo TMM SA, Canada,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Weyburn This Week

CN moves record grain in second-quarter, anticipates growth into next year

Canadian National Railway is predicting continuing strong results in 2014 after delivering second-quarter earnings Monday that beat expectations amid higher freight volumes generated by a record Canadian grain crop, strong energy markets and market share gains, particularly in intermodal traffic.

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Related Topix: Canadian National Railway, Transportation, Agriculture, Science

ABC15.com

Judge declares mistrial in guardrail lawsuit

A federal judge in Texas declared a mistrial in the possible billion-dollar whistleblower lawsuit involving popular guardrails that line our nation's highways.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Automakers, Trinity Industries, Marshall, TX

The Globe and Mail

CN Railway reports profit jump, revises outlook upward

The Canadian National Thornton Railroad Yards in Surrey, British Columbia, pictured in this June 21, 2012, file photo.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Transportation, Canadian National Railway, Canada,

Business Journal

On the rails: Greenbrier's sweeping repair venture ready to open

The Greenbrier Cos. Inc. and Watco Cos. LLC created GBW Railcar Services LLC, which owns and operates 38 railcar repair, refurbishment and maintenance shops of Greenbrier and Watco.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Automakers, Greenbrier Companies Inc The

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...

Kansas City Southern caught in migration debate

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For more than a year, the Kansas City Southern railroad has deflected allegations that it is somehow complicit in the violence that happens to the migrants, many of them children traveling alone.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Kansas City Southern, Kansas City Southern Railway, Kansas City, MO

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

AM Alert: State weighs spending for homeless veteran housing

Viternam veteran Lester Washington, 60, left, is among the homeless people who have set up tents on Union Pacific Railroad property near 7th and B streets in Sacramento on November 3, 2007.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad, Sacramento, CA, Santa Ana, CA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Island Packet

Official: 2 injured, diesel spilled in derailment

Slinger Fire Department Chief Rick Hanke said three engines and 10 railcars derailed Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Fire, Canadian National Railway, Transportation

WSAW

Train Derailment Prompts Evacuation in Washington County

A fire official says two people are injured and several thousand gallons of diesel fuel have spilled after a train derailment in the town of Slinger.

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Related Topix: Washington County, WI, Fire, Slinger, WI, Transportation, Canadian National Railway

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