Today's Headlines - January 31, 2001

U.P., union executives debate policy that sparked strike
Canadian National to buy Wisconsin Central
Canadian National to buy Wisconsin Central for $1.2 billion
CN says 'minor' deal should bypass U.S. moratorium on rail mergers
At $1.2 billion, CN-WC deal 'a minor transaction'
Thompson itches to keep ties to Amtrak
CSX and shortline railroad partners simplify interline pricing
Rail-switching system to begin soon at Baton Rouge port
Pennsylvania announces rail-freight improvement projects
Norfolk Southern's credit rating may sour
Teamsters and Overnite continue negotiations

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January 31, 2001
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