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Union Pacific Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages

Union Pacific has received a consensus recommendation of "Buy" from the twenty-one ratings firms that are covering the company, Analyst RN reports .


Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Without rail facility, port faces uncertain prospects

Baltimore may lose hundreds of jobs, tens of millions of dollars in economic activity and half of the port's containerized cargo following the state's decision not to build a new rail cargo transfer facility in Morrell Park.


Related Topix: Morrell Park (Baltimore, MD), Baltimore, MD, Transportation, CSX Transportation

Insider Monkey

Howard Hughes Corp (HHC), Unit Corp. (UNT), Canadian Pacific Railway...

Kenneth Squire 's 13D Management recently filed with the SEC its 13F for the second quarter of 2014.


Related Topix: Unit Corporation, Energy, Oil & Gas, Transportation, Canadian Pacific Railway


Strong winds behind Saskatchewan freight train derailment

Strong plow winds were behind a freight train derailment in southwestern Saskatchewan that saw 33 cars go off the track, Canadian Pacific Railway has said.


Related Topix: Transportation, Canadian Pacific Railway

Montclair-Boonton Trains Return to Normal Schedule Sept. 2

New Jersey Transit has announced that regular rail service on the Montclair-Boonton Line will be fully restored as of Tuesday, September 2. Service had been interrupted after a train derailed on August 19 near the Walnut Street station.


Related Topix: Transportation, New Jersey Transit


The hospital has some new fancy new lab gear

CN has made this generous gift towards the purchase of two brand new High Volume Chemistry Analyzers for the Sault Area Hospital Laboratory.


Related Topix: Canadian National Railway, Transportation

Panel Offers More Tips for Improving Metro North Rail Safety

Monitor track conditions more closely with better data systems, change train schedules to allow more time for track work, and change the attitude of employees and management toward safety.


Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel

Boise Weekly

BNSF Plans New Rail Bridge over Lake Pend Oreille in North Idaho

They call it " the funnel ," and looking at a map of rail lines in the Western United States it's clear why.


Related Topix: Transportation, Montana Rail Link

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Business Journal

CSX deal to build railroad intermodal facility city scrapped by state

The Port of Baltimore's hopes for a site that would have allowed double-stacked containers to leave the city by rail without having to travel through the too-low Howard Street tunnel were dashed with the state's decision to scrap a deal for CSX Transportation Inc. to build an intermodal facility in the city.

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Related Topix: Transportation, CSX Transportation


Coggon railroad bridge will require minor repairs after fire

Mark Hallman, spokesperson for Canadian National Railway Company, which owns the rail line, said the bridge would need some 'relatively minor' repairs and did not anticipate any major delays.


Related Topix: Coggon, IA, Transportation, Canadian National Railway, Cedar Rapids, IA

Investor's Business Daily

Trinity Industries Holds Near High, Above Buy Point

The stock initially cleared the 46.39 buy point of a four-weeks-tight pattern July 30 but reversed course and slid more than 8% below the entry in early August, triggering a sell signal.


Related Topix: Transportation, Trinity Industries, Automakers

North Dakota delegation addresses Canadian Pacific

Members of North Dakota's congressional delegation are criticizing Canadian Pacific Railway, saying it's forcing grain elevators to cancel backlogged orders as it implements a new shipping system.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin Cramer, Transportation, Canadian Pacific Railway

Product Defect News

Federal Lawsuit Filed Over Defective And Deadly Guardrails

Two product safety organizations are fighting to get court documents unsealed in what could turn out to be a billion-dollar whistleblower case involving defective guardrails that line highways across the United States.


Related Topix: Transportation, Trinity Industries, Automakers

The Brooklyn Paper


The ghost with the most: Adrianna Tippit-Martelli wants to see more free over-land transfers like the Broadway G to Lorimer J and M that is scheduled to end next week.


Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Queens, NY, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

This Railroad Stock Can Be a Good Buy for the Long-Term

Railroader Norfolk Southern has done modestly this year, acknowledging almost 16% so far.


Related Topix: Transportation, Norfolk Southern, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...

Top BNSF rail executive says safer tanker car can greatly lower risk of oil by rail disasters

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway's executive chairman Matthew Rose says his company wants safer ways to haul volatile oil by rail from the Bakken fields of North Dakota to refineries and terminals in Washington and around the country that have seen rapidly increasing traffic since 2011.


Related Topix: Olympia, WA, Burlington Northern Santa Fe

Insider Monkey

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT), The Coca-Cola Company (KO), Canadian National ...

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Related Topix: Beverages, CocaCola, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Manufacturing, Construction, Insurance, Caterpillar, Transportation, Canadian National Railway, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Warren Buffett

The Washington Post

Canada Ports Win as Container Ships Divert on Labor Concern

Prince Rupert, a remote port luring tourists with the slogan "Where Canada's Wilderness Begins," may want to consider a new motto: "Asia's Gateway to Chicago."


Related Topix: Canada, Transportation, Canadian National Railway, Elizabeth, NJ, Business News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

New York Daily News

Lawmakers want mandatory bedbug notifications from MTA

Two Brooklyn lawmakers are looking to mandate the MTA to alert the public within 24 hours after bedbugs have been discovered on buses or trains.


Related Topix: Bedbugs, Health, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Montreal Gazette

CN restores higher speed limit for trains in Sorel-Tracy

The speed limit is back up to between 24 and 65 km/h along the Canadian National Railway tracks in Sorel-Tracy.


Related Topix: Canada, Canadian National Railway, Transportation


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