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RailTrends adds Central Maine & Quebec Railway CEO John Giles to agenda


RailTrends® has added Central Maine & Quebec Railway Chief Executive Officer John Giles to the roster of compelling speakers lined up for the rail industry's leading finance conference, which will be held Nov. 20-21 at the W New York Hotel in New York City.

Other RailTrends 2014 speakers include:
• Canadian Pacific President and Chief Operating Officer Keith Creel, the winner of RailTrend's and Progressive Railroading's 2014 Railroad Innovator Award;
• CN Executive Vice President and COO Jim Vena;
• CSX Corp. VP and Chief Transportation Officer Cindy Sanborn;
• Union Pacific Railroad VP and General Manager of Industrial Products Brad Thrasher;
• Kansas City Southern EVP of Sales and Marketing Patrick Ottensmeyer;
• Norfolk Southern Corp. EVP of Planning and Chief Information Officer Deb Butler;
• Florida East Coast Railway President and CEO James Hertwig;
• Watco Cos. L.L.C. Chief Commercial Officer Ed McKechnie;
• United Parcel Service VP of Corporate Transportation Services Ken Buenker; and
• Association of American Railroads President and CEO Ed Hamberger.

The cost to attend RailTrends is $1,625, but anyone who registers by Sept. 19 will pay just $1,375, saving $250. To register for or obtain more information about RailTrends, log onto

For more information about the Central Maine & Quebec Railway, which recently launched operations in the United States and Canada, read this web-exclusive article.

Contact Progressive Railroading editorial staff.

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