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Ottensmeyer appointed KCS president Kansas City Southern Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Patrick J. Ottensmeyer has been appointed President, effective March 1, 2015, as part of the railroad’s succession planning process.

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Unifor, the largest union at CN, with more than 4,800 members (mechanics, clerical workers, excavator operators, locomotive engineers, and truck drivers) covered by six collective agreements, said on Feb. 19, 2015 that it will be commencing strike votes at CN...
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CN said on Feb. 18, 2015 that the Unifor union, which represents approximately 4,800 CN employees in mechanical, intermodal, clerical and other areas in Canada, “continues to reject a fair company offer to reach a new collective agreement in line...
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Roughly 3,000 union train and operations employees returned to work on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 following a 36-hour strike against Canadian Pacific Railway, after CP agreed to binding arbitration, thus pre-empting any back-to-work order from the Canadian federal government. Federal Labor...
Unitrac Railroad Materials on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 announced Lizabeth Albanese has been promoted to national sales manager. Albanese joined Unitrac in 2002, and has been involved with selling railroad materials to various market segments, including Class I's, short lines and...
VHB has announced its acquisition of GMB Engineers & Planners, Inc. (GMB), a transportation firm with offices in Orlando and Chipley, Fla., and in Atlanta. GMB's business unit in Atlanta operates as Metro Planning & Engineering (MPE). As part of the...

Unitrac Railroad Materials on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 announced Lizabeth Albanese has been promoted to national sales manager. Albanese joined Unitrac in 2002, and has been involved with selling railroad materials to various market segments, including Class I's, short lines and...
VHB has announced its acquisition of GMB Engineers & Planners, Inc. (GMB), a transportation firm with offices in Orlando and Chipley, Fla., and in Atlanta. GMB's business unit in Atlanta operates as Metro Planning & Engineering (MPE). As part of the...
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CSX Corp.'s Board of Directors unanimously has elected Oscar Munoz as the corporation's president, overseeing operations, sales and marketing, human resources, service design, and information technology. Munoz assumes this new role effective immediately, and also remains chief operating officer, CSX said in...
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Canadian Pacific Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Bart W. Demosky has decided to leave the company effective May 31, 2015, after a little more than one year in the position. Demosky said that his decision to depart CP came...
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The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference-Running Trades (TCRC-RT), the union representing more than 3,000 active Canadian Pacific locomotive engineers and conductors at CP, has provided official notice of its intent to strike the railroad in the event there is not a...