Several Class 1 railroads bow out of J.P. Morgan 2020 Industrials Conference because of coronavirus concerns

Written by David C. Lester, Managing Editor
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Two Canadian Pacific employees at the railroad’s Calgary headquarters have tested positive for coronavirus, while Union Pacific has 2000 Omaha headquarters working from home

Several Class 1 railroads have announced they will not present at the 2020 J.P. Morgan 2020 Industrials Conference, which is going on this week. The conference organizers announced that all in-person events have been cancelled due to concerns about the COVID-19 virus, and that the entire conference will consist of virtual presentations.

Railroads that have chosen not to participate this year include Canadian National, Norfolk Southern, and Union Pacific.

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