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RailTrends ready to roll in New York City next week


The agenda's all set and Progressive Railroading is ready to present RailTrends® 2014 next week in New York City.

To be held Nov. 20-21 at the W New York Hotel, RailTrends will offer a range of topics and speakers, including:
• BNSF Railway Co. Executive Chairman Matt Rose;
• Canadian Pacific President and Chief Operating Officer Keith Creel;
• Norfolk Southern Corp. Executive Vice President of Planning and Chief Information Officer Deb Butler;
• CN EVP and COO Jim Vena;
• Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Chief Financial Officer TJ Gallagher;
• United Parcel Service VP of Corporate Transportation Services Ken Buenker; and
• RailTrends program consultant and independent transportation industry analyst Tony Hatch.

Presentations will address NS' operational goals, rail industry stakeholder issues, strengthening Australia's rail market, on-time rail availability for UPS, CN's commitment to safety, the rail-car market and evolving crude-by-rail market, developments at the Federal Railroad Administration and Transport Canada, and the Central Maine & Quebec Railway's three-year plan.

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