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1 hr ago | Newsday

LIRR unions: Future workers' fate hinges on contract

An LIRR conductor checks out his train while stopped at Jamaica Station July 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

2 hrs ago | New York Post

LIRR strike threat: Cuomo set to cave?

Like father, like son? Governor Cuomo may thwart a strike by bowing to union demands -- just as ex-Governor Mario Cuomo did in 1994.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Queens, NY, New York, NY

3 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Costs could dampen optimism around CP

Rail congestion around Chicago and rising costs are expected to trump a boost in shipping volumes when Canadian Pacific Railway Co.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Canadian Pacific Railway

7 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

How to Invest Like Buffett With the Union Pacific Railroad

Recently my colleague Patrick Morris took a look at Warren Buffett's 2009 acquisition of Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad, North America's largest railroad by trackage and Berkshire Hathaway's biggest deal up to that point.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad, Warren Buffett, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

8 hrs ago | CBS Local

Report: LIRR Talks To Resume Monday

A union source told Newsday talks between Metropolitan Transportation Authority management and LIRR labor unions will be held Monday, although the MTA would not confirm that to WCBS 880 on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

'Hell On Wheels: The Complete Third Season' DVD Review

The United States has just come out if one of its darkest periods, the Civil War .

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Related Topix: Anson Mount, Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad

17 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Association names Alaska's 10 most endangered historic buildings

Of the handful of structures that survive from the early years of Anchorage, the Wireless Transmitter Building on Government Hill was among the most important in the development of the city.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Anchorage, AK, Transportation, Alaska Railroad, Nome, AK, Prudhoe Bay, AK

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Daily Herald

ELECTRICIAN - RAILROAD Nine to five not your style? Careers at...

RAILROAD Nine to five not your style? Careers at Norfolk Southern offer good pay and benefits.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Norfolk Southern, Chicago, IL, Oak Lawn, IL

The Brooks Bulletin

Rosemary celebration like a family picnic

Sandra M. Stanway Brooks Bulletin Current and former residents of Rosemary gathered at the community's park on June 30 to take part in a special centennial celebration.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Canadian Pacific Railway

Investor's Business Daily

At Wabtec, Four Strategies Turn Vision Into Reality

Wabtec, short for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp., traces its roots to 1869, when George Westinghouse invented air brakes for railroads.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Automakers, Wabtec Corporate, Wilmerding, PA

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Webster Groves community garden may be pulled

Webster Groves community garden may be pulled A 40 year-old community garden in Webster Groves may be torn out because it's illegal.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Webster Groves, MO, Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Steam locomotive to make Michigan-Indiana trips

A restored steam engine is back on the tracks this weekend, making round-trip runs from the Detroit area to Fort Wayne, Indiana, with members of the public aboard.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Norfolk Southern

WAVE-TV Louisville

K&I Bridge pedestrian walkway plans remain stalled

The Kentucky and Indiana Bridge's owner renewed its refusal to open the span to pedestrian traffic, several days after a fire temporarily closed the bridge.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Todd Young, Republican, US House of Representatives, New Albany, IN, Transportation, Norfolk Southern

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Richmond News

Rush-hour blaze halts bridge

Vancouver fire crews on the land and water doused a blaze on the Canadian Pacific Railway trestle bridge over the North Arm of the Fraser River Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Fire, Transportation, Canadian Pacific Railway

Bradenton.com

New York won't keep oil train details secret

Federal officials reached a similar conclusion in June, ordering railroads to give state officials details about oil-train routes and volumes so emergency responders can be better prepared for their duties.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Transportation, Canadian Pacific Railway

Albany Times Union

State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Commissioner Jerry Hauer has informed the rail companies CSX Transportation and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company that their required disclosures of routes can't be exempted from state FOIL requirements.

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Related Topix: Transportation, CSX Transportation

Palm Beach Post

Train crossing safety reviews begin Tuesday for All Aboard Florida

Evaluations of 90 train crossings from Indian River County north through Brevard County will begin Tuesday to assess safety needs for the All Aboard Florida express passenger rail project.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Indian River County, FL, Brevard County, FL, Transportation, Florida East Coast Industries, St Lucie County, FL

Newsday

LIRR unions make counteroffer, but fail to reach deal with MTA

Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman Thomas Prendergast arrives to negotiate with LIRR union representatives in Manhattan, Thursday, July 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Thu Jul 10, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti supports Gold Line Whittier route, Azusa-to-Claremont extension

CLAREMONT >> Wearing his new hat as chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti jumped into the Gold Line Eastside extension controversy Thursday saying he favored the Washington Boulevard route because it would serve transit-dependent residents cut off from rail service.

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Related Topix: Whittier, CA, Claremont, CA, Azusa, CA, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Montebello, CA

Business Journal

Keystone? Who needs it? Railroad plans fuel terminal for Port Arthur

Kansas City Southern said it plans to build a unit train terminal in Port Arthur as an alternative to the Keystone Pipeline.

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

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