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Early bird rate for RailTrends registration ends Friday

Just a few days remain to sign up for the early bird rate for RailTrends®, the leading finance conference for the rail industry that will be held Nov. 20-21 at the W New York Hotel in New York City.

The regular cost to attend the event is $1,625, but registrants who sign up by Sept. 19 will pay just $1,375, saving $250.

Speakers at RailTrends 2014 will 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;
• Central Maine & Quebec Railway CEO John Giles;
• 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.

To register for RailTrends or obtain more information about the event, log onto

Contact Progressive Railroading editorial staff.

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