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1 hr ago | TwinCities

St. Paul: Opposition to rail yard expansion runs high at forum

State Rep. Sheldon Johnson says the city of St. Paul's environmental assessment worksheet doesn't go far enough in analyzing Canadian Pacific Railway's planned expansion of its rail yard at Pig's Eye Lake, an extension of the Mississippi River.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Transportation, Canadian Pacific Railway

2 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Critical repair to train tracks to cause delay in KirkwoodCritical...

Union Pacific Railroad will be making a critical repair to the tracks that cross Kirkwood Road near the Amtrak Station.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad

3 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

Port Authority to redo $1 NJ Transit lease

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey took more steps Wednesday to rescind a $1-a-year lease for a park-and-ride lot near the Lincoln Tunnel that raised questions about conflicts of interest with the agency's former chairman.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, New Jersey Transit

6 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

UP Ordered to Compensate Injured Worker

The Union Pacific Railroad has been ordered to reinstate an injured employee and pay the worker more than $85,000 in damages in a clash over an injury on the job.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad, Environmental Law, Law, OSHA

8 hrs ago | GuruFocus.com

Pioneer Investments Keeps on Rolling

How many times have we seen the same movie? The good or bad guy, chased by the law, going south.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Kansas City Southern, Kansas City Southern Railway, Port Arthur, TX

10 hrs ago | Reuters

Canada Stocks-TSX higher, lifted by CN Rail; banks weigh

Canada's main stock index edged narrowly higher in early trade on Wednesday, with better-than-expected profits at Canadian National Railway Co offset by dips in heavyweight bank shares.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Canadian National Railway, Canadian Pacific Railway

14 hrs ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

Man struck, killed by train in Denton

A man was killed instantly late Monday when he was struck by a train near Dallas Drive and Johnson Street in Denton.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Denton, TX, Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad, Denton County, TX

18 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

14 train cars derail in St. Joe

More than a dozen train coal cars derailed about 12:15 p.m. Tuesday in DeKalb County.

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Related Topix: St. Joe, IN, Dekalb County, IN, CSX

Tue Apr 22, 2014

NY1

MTA Wants to Screen Employees for Sleep Apnea

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority wants to prevent disasters like last December's Metro-North crash by screening employees for sleep apnea.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Train Disaster

Sys-Con Media

Timmins Gold to Release Q1 2014 Financial Results on April 30, 2014

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Related Topix: Grupo TMM SA, Canada,

The Globe and Mail

Harsh winter fails to chill CN's quarterly profit gains

Railcars sit at a Canadian National Railway yard in Hamilton, Ontario in this February 19, 2004 file photo.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Canadian National Railway, Canada,

Brandon Sun

Canadian Pacific first-quarter profits rise, boosting share price

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. posted higher profits for the first three months of the year and beat market expectations, but CEO Hunter Harrison says he's happy to put the quarter behind him.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Canadian Pacific Railway, North America, Canada, World News, Agriculture, Science,

Coast Reporter

TSX rises amid major pharmaceutical deal making, solid Canadian Pacific earnings

The S&P/TSX composite index gained 24.35 points to 14,518.03. The Canadian dollar gave up early gains to move down 0.19 of a cent to 90.6 cents US as the U.S. dollar strengthened in the wake of data showing existing-home sales fell 0.2 per cent last month to an annual rate of 4.59 million, higher than the annual rate of 4.55 million that economists ... (more)

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Related Topix: Transportation, Canadian Pacific Railway, AckmanZiff Real Estate Group, Financial Services

The Motley Fool

It's Catch-up, Not New Coal Demand, on the Rails

The price of coal from the Powder River Basin recently hit-two year highs, and now the major railroads are seeing increased coal carloads.

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Related Topix: CSX, Blizzard, Weather

The Globe and Mail

CP Rail profit rises to $254-million, revenue edges up

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.'s net income rose by 16 per cent in the first quarter, a sign the Calgary-based carrier overcame the harsh winter as it posted a profit of $254-million or $1.44 a share.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Canadian Pacific Railway, North America, Canada, World News

AmericanBankingNews.com

Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC) to Release Earnings on Wednesday

Norfolk Southern Corp. is scheduled to be posting its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 23rd.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Norfolk Southern

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Reuters

U.S. railroads show untapped value from delay in building oil pipeline

U.S. railroads are obvious winners from the latest delay in the Keystone XL Pipeline approval, and some of the freight operators with the biggest growth in petroleum shipments look undervalued, according to an analysis of Thomson Reuters data.

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Related Topix: CSX, Transportation, Norfolk Southern, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

The Virginian-Pilot

"Fugitive dust" from Norfolk coal cars stirs health fears

Cathy Henry wondered about the black stuff. It coated the hands and feet of her 19-month-old twin girls when they played on the balcony of her West Ghent duplex.

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Related Topix: Norfolk, VA, Transportation, Norfolk Southern, Old Dominion University, Activism

The Commerce City Sentinel

Next phase set for 104th work

City Council was set to approve an $888,539 agreement with Bowman Colorado Group for construction work as part of the improvements on East 104th Avenue.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad, Adams County, CO, Commerce City, CO

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

ExpressLanes report shows better results on 10, than on 110

The long-awaited report released by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority on the pay lanes on 110 and the 10 freeways in Los Angeles County found commuters who paid extra and rode the lanes generally got to work faster while others who avoided the new ExpressLanes took the bus.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Los Angeles County, CA

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