/R E P E A T -- Video B-Roll Via On-Demand and Satellite - Canadian Pacific assumes operational control of DM&E Railroad/



    CALGARY, Oct. 29 /CNW/ - Canadian Pacific assumes operational control of
the Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern (DM&E) Railroad Corporation and its
subsidiaries, Cedar American Rail Holdings, Inc., and the Iowa, Chicago and
Eastern Railroad (IC&E) Corporation on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008. B-Roll and
local photo opportunities are available for media.

    B-ROLL OF CP, DM&E AND IC&E LOCOMOTIVES: The following B-Roll is
available at the listed times and co-ordinates:

    
    Live Satellite Coordinates:

    DATE OF FEED:   Thursday October 30, 2008
    TIME OF FEED:   1:00 - 1:15 PM CDT (2:00 - 2:15 PM EDT)
    CO-ORDINATES:   Galaxy 11/K13 Analog
    D.Link Freq:    11960 H

    URL / Download Coordinates:

    http://cnw.pathfireondemand.com/viewpackage.action?packageid=106

    DATE:  Thursday October 30, 2008
    TIME:  3:30 PM CDT (2:30 PM EDT)

    Please contact broadcast@newswire.ca to gain immediate access.

    CNW's On-Demand service provides broadcast quality footage to accredited
    journalists worldwide.

    Shot List:
    Maple Springs, MN: Westbound DM&E train
    Weaver, MN: CP, DM&E and IC&E locomotives running side by side
    Lake City, MN: CP, DM&E and IC&E locomotives running side by side
    Hastings, MN: CP, DM&E and IC&E locomotives head to head on Hastings
    Bridge

    Note: Subject to change.

    LOCAL PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES: At 9:00 AM (CDT) all DM&E and IC&E locomotives
across the Midwest will stop and sound their horns in unison, signaling a new
era of service as DM&E officially joins the Canadian Pacific family.

    Media are invited to record the horn soundings at the following rail
yards:

    DATE:  Thursday October 30, 2008
    TIME:  9 AM CDT (8 AM MDT)

    IOWA
    Davenport: 2300 Railroad Ave.
    Mason City: 904 S. Pennsylvania Ave.
    Muscatine: 300 Grandview Ave.
    Ottumwa: 1300 N. Wildwood Dr.

    MINNESOTA
    Waseca: 308 S. State St.

    SOUTH DAKOTA
    Brookings: 120 Main Ave.
    Huron: 420 Commercial St. NE
    Rapid City: 2230 Cambell St.
    

    EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: These are active train yards and safety is CP's top
priority. Safety vests, hard hats and safety glasses will be provided to media
and must be worn at all times in all train yard. Open-toed shoes are not
permitted in train yards or depots.
    Media requesting comment from railway employees will be referred to
Canadian Pacific spokespeople for comment.

    STORY SUMMARY: Canadian Pacific announced the acquisition of the DM&E on
Sept. 24, 2007. Following a year-long review, the U.S. Surface Transportation
Board approved CP's application for control of the DM&E on Sept. 30, 2008.
Regulations stipulated a 30-day administrative period whereby registered
participants could file final requests for information, clarification or
conditions. Today, the acquisition process is complete.

    
    STATIONS, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL: Mike LoVecchio, Senior
    Manager - Media Relations, Canadian Pacific at 778 772-9636 or
    mike_lovecchio@cpr.ca.

    For technical information DURING the satellite feed, please call CNW at
    (416) 863-5615

    Please contact broadcast@newswire.ca to get immediate access.

    As with all CNW Broadcast feeds, this release is offered for your free
    and unrestricted news use. Comments regarding the content and quality are
    welcomed.
    





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