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3 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

Tennessee News Minute

The National Transportation Safety Board says high speed was the probable cause of a shipping accident that did more than $2 million worth of damage to a CSX Corp. coal pier in Baltimore Harbor.

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Related Topix: CSX, Dover, DE, New Castle County, DE

7 hrs ago | Baltimore News

NTSB: Ship hit Md. CSX pier while going too fast

The National Transportation Safety Board says high speed was the probable cause of a shipping accident that did more than $2 million worth of damage to a CSX Corp. coal pier in Baltimore Harbor.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, CSX

12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Union Pacific Tops Profit Estimates in U.S. Economy Rebound

Union Pacific Corp.'s first-quarter profit beat analysts' estimates as a strong harvest and a U.S. factory rebound boosted rail traffic amid harsh winter weather.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific, Agriculture, Science, CSX, Business News

16 hrs ago | CBS Local

CTA Still Examining Three Options To Extend Red Line South

The CTA says, contrary to published reports, it has NOT narrowed to two the list of potential routes for a Red Line extension to 130th Street.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Newsday

MTA reaches pact with bus, subway workers; no deal yet for LIRR unions

Crews work on damaged switches in Long Beach as service returns to the Long Beach LIRR branch on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

WHTC

New York's transit authority cuts deal to end 2-ye...

New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority struck a deal on Thursday to end a 2-year pay dispute with a more generous offer to workers than the years of pay freezes it had originally proposed, New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo said.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

BNSF Outlines Fertilizer Shipment Plan To Feds

BNSF Railway Co. has told a federal oversight board that it will add 52 trains in the Dakotas, Minnesota and Montana over the next six weeks to boost fertilizer shipments.

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

The Real Deal

Flooding after Hurricane Sandy at the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel

In addition to the $42 million in federal funds allotted to business recovery and programs to assist owners of storm-damaged homes , the U.S. government intends to give the Metropolitan Transportation Authority more than $400 million to repair and maintain tunnels damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, FEMA, US News

CBS Local

Police: Queens Man Arrested In Harassment Of Teen Girl On MTA Bus

An arrest has been made in connection with the hateful harassment of a teenage girl on a bus in Queens.

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Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

CBS Local

FEMA Provides $400 Million For Sandy-Related Repairs At 2 MTA Tunnels

Sen. Charles Schumer has worked to secure more than $400 million in federal aid to help cover the damage sustained by two Metropolitan Transportation Authority tunnels during superstorm Sandy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Business Journal

KC Southern reports nice revenue bounce, but drop in earnings

Kansas City Southern Railway Co. reported a record $607 million in revenue during the first quarter of 2014, an increase of 10 percent compared with the same quarter in 2013.

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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Cars on coal train en route to Virginia derail in West Virginia

Crews are cleaning up after a dozen cars of a coal train destined for export from Virginia derailed in southern West Virginia.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Norfolk Southern, Mercer County, WV

ABC News

Freight Train Industry to Miss Safety Deadline

Only one-fifth of its track will be equipped with mandatory safety technology to prevent the most catastrophic kinds of collisions and derailments by the deadline set by Congress, the freight railroad industry said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

CBS 47

Freight train industry to miss federal safety deadline

The freight railroad industry said Wednesday that only one-fifth of its track will be equipped with mandatory safety technology, designed to prevent most collisions and derailments, by the deadline set by Congress.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission

News Max

Big Boy Locomotive Restoration: Union Pacific Bringing It Back From '40s

The Union Pacific Railroad is restoring one of the largest steam locomotives ever built, Big Boy No.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad, Cheyenne, WY

Seeking Alpha

With The Declining Trend In Coal, Is CSX Still A Buy?

Over the past year, CSX Corporation's stock price has had a decent run. Over the past twelve months, the stock increased from ~$24.00 to the current price of $28.01.

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Related Topix: CSX

Fox News

CSX Profit Falls 14%

CSX Corp. said its first-quarter earnings fell 14% as winter-related disruptions contributed to higher costs and weighed on the railroad company's revenue growth.

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Related Topix: CSX, Business News

Aurora Advocate

May 6 election: Portage parks levy OK could bring new Aurora trails

GATEWAY NEWS EDITOR Making connections between existing trails is a big part of Portage Park District Executive Director Christine Craycroft's vision for the northwest portion of Portage County, including Aurora, Streetsboro and Kent.

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Related Topix: Aurora, OH, Portage, OH, Streetsboro, OH, Kent, OH, Portage County, OH, Transportation, Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Brandon Sun

Federal board orders Canadian Pacific, BNSF to report fertilizer delivery plans by Friday

A federal oversight board told Canadian Pacific Railway and BNSF Railway that they have until Friday to report their plans to ensure delivery of fertilizer shipments for spring planting of U.S. crops.

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Related Topix: Canadian Pacific Railway, Transportation, Agriculture, Science, US News, Republican, US Politics, John Thune

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

CSX 1Q profit falls 14 pct as weather slows rails

Harsh winter weather slowed CSX railroad and contributed to a 14 percent drop in first-quarter profit, even as freight volume grew modestly.

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Related Topix: CSX

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