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  1. RRB announces dates for September-December 2016 informational conferencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    CLEVELAND, June 22 - The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board has announced a schedule of dates for the agency's fall and winter 2016 informational conferences. The conferences will be held in 10 locations across the country from September 16 through December 9. Started approximately 60 years ago by the RRB's Office of the Labor Member, the conferences provide rail union officers with a comprehensive overview of the provisions and financing of the railroad retirement and unemployment insurance systems.

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  2. NS stores idle locomotives at Roanoke rail yardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    ROANOKE, Va. - More than one hundred are now sitting in the rail yard between the Virginia Museum of Transportation and the Norfolk Southern shop at Shaffer's Crossing.

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  3. Fannon elected General Chairman of NS-Eastern LinesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    Brother L.R. Fannon was elected by acclamation to the office of General Chairman at the quadrennial meeting of the Norfolk Southern-Eastern Lines General Committee of Adjustment, May 16-18, 2016, in Roanoke, Va. A Norfolk Southern locomotive engineer, Brother Fannon was elected 1st Vice General Chairman at the GCA's quadrennial meeting in 2012.

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  4. NS sues city of Roanoke over water feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    ROANOKE, Va. - Norfolk Southern is suing the City of Roanoke for requiring the company to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in storm water fees.

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  5. Editorial: CP-NS street fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    ROANOKE, Va. - If Canadian Pacific's opening move was to make an offer to acquire Norfolk Southern , Norfolk Southern's defensive gambit has been to raise the specter that federal regulators won't go along with a merger - and to put pressure on regulators to do just that.

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  6. Norfolk Southern to combine Virginia and Pocahontas divisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    NORFOLK, Va. - Norfolk Southern Corporation is consolidating its Virginia and Pocahontas divisions to form the new Pocahontas Division, with headquarters in Roanoke, Va., effective Feb. 1. The consolidation is part of the company's ongoing drive to enhance operating efficiencies and support long-term growth.

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  7. Indications of NS offices moving in Bluefield, WV?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    BLUEFIELD, W.Va. - Signs of a possible move that would shift Norfolk Southern offices from the city of Bluefield to Roanoke,Va.

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  8. Editorial: What you should know about the Canadian PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    ROANOKE, Va. - In 2005, Bill Ackman's Pershing Square group bought into the Wendy's hamburger chain, and forced the board to sell off its Tim Hortons doughnut business, bringing in $670 million for Wendy's shareholders.

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  9. Virginia Museum of Transportation says return of 611 delivered millions in economic boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    ROANOKE, Va. - The return of the 611 steam locomotive thrilled fans and also pumped millions of dollars into the Virginia economy.

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