NCRR Rail Forum March 5-6 Highlights Partnerships

              NCRR Rail Forum March 5-6 Highlights Partnerships

PR Newswire

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 26, 2013

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

        North Carolina Department of Transportation Secretary Tony Tata and
        Norfolk Southern Chairman President and CEO Wick Moorman will headline
What:   Progress in Motion 2013: Partnerships for Growth, a two-day forum
        sponsored by the North Carolina Railroad Company March 5-6 in Raleigh,
        The Rail Forum will  highlight ways partnerships contribute to
        effective transportation systems and help grow our state's economy.
        The program focuses on how communities, businesses and rail interests
        work together to maximize the value of rail to serve people and
        Day one features remarks from Mr. Moorman followed by a networking
        reception at the innovative North Carolina Nature Research Center in
        Raleigh. On day two, the forum moves to the Raleigh Convention Center
        where the program will focus on partnerships that serve citizens, grow
        freight and create commerce.  Secretary Tata's luncheon remarks will
        close the event.
When:   Tuesday, March 5, 2013 (Day One)
& Where 4:00 -7:00 pm
        N.C. Nature Research Center
        121 W. Jones Street, Raleigh, NC
        Wednesday, March 6, 2013 (Full Forum)
        8:00 am – 2:00 pm
        Raleigh Convention Center Ballroom
        500 S. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC
Who:    Wick Moorman: Chairman, President & CEO, Norfolk Southern Corporation
        (seating is limited)
        Hon. Tony Tata: North Carolina Secretary of Transportation
        Angie D. Harris: Director of Government and Media Relations, Ward &
        Smith, P.A.
        Tony Almeida: Senior Advisor, Economy and Jobs, Office of the Governor
        Noel Perry: Managing Director & Senior Consultant, Freight
        Transportation Research Assoc.
        Jeannette Goldsmith: President, J. Goldsmith & Company
        John Muth: Deputy Director for Development and Chief Development
        Officer, CATS
        John Edwards: General Director of Passenger Policy, Norfolk Southern
        Paul J. Ballard: CEO, Nashville Transit Authority & Regional
        Transportation  Authority
        John Atkins: Chairman, NC Railroad Company and Chairman and Chief
        Executive Officer, O'Brien/Atkins Associates
        Scott Saylor: President, North Carolina Railroad Company
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SOURCE North Carolina Railroad Co

Contact: Teri Saylor, +1-919-954-7601,
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