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Conrail merger implications

hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first session, special hearing.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Transportation and Related Agencies.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • ConRail.,
    • CSX Corporation.,
    • Norfolk Southern Corporation.,
    • Railroads -- Mergers -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 105-514
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .A66 1998a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 99 p. :
      Number of Pages99
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL480998M
      ISBN 100160571235
      LC Control Number98208172
      OCLC/WorldCa39628992

      Some of the reasons why CSX wants to buy Conrail are, to increase the consolidation in the Railway industry. Further consolidation typically means lower cost for the consolidators fx because economies of scale and synergies and . A consolidation also results in lower competition inside the industry. The Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) was formed on April 1, not by a standard merger, but as a new government corporation that took over only designated lines and other rail-related assets from the existing bankrupt companies. Seven major companies were included: Penn Central Transportation Company (PC), successor to the New York Central Railroad .

      Until the merger, the two southeastern railroads have been unable to link these major markets with effective service due to a less than eager interchange partner in Conrail. Conrail had retained the East Coast to Chicago and St. Louis focus of its principal predecessor companies, the New York Central and Pennsylvania. Joseph D. Soto has over 22 years of railroad experience in operations including, transportation, intermodal, automotive, and service design. His resume includes positions with CSX, Canadian National, Canadian Pacific and his current position with Conrail. Joe joined Conrail in as the Assistant Superintendent of Operations.

      The most comprehensive book on the railroads and their state of affairs from the early ’s to the creation of Conrail in Well written and attention grabbing for any person wanting to see how the railroads survived or didn’t in this period. Buy it, read it & enjoy it/5.   Conrail Sale Stalls. Special to the New York Times the adequacy of its analysis about the competitive implications of the proposed merger. He accused the Treasury Department of failing to.


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Conrail merger implications by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Transportation and Related Agencies. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The most comprehensive book on the railroads and their state of affairs from the early ’s to the creation of Conrail in Well written and attention grabbing for any person wanting to see how the railroads survived or didn’t in this period.

Buy it, read it & enjoy by: 9. Conrail merger implications: hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first session, special hearing.

Author: United States. A Conrail CSX merger would have serious implications for Maryland commuters. With thousands of jobs leaving our bustling urban centers and relocating to the suburbs, often cross state lines, the Maryland commuter rail system, MARC, has become a vital transportation link for thousands of Maryland commuters.

Conrail (Consolidated Rail Corporation) After the failure of Penn Central inthe government formed the United States Railway Association in to develop a plan to save railroading Conrail merger implications book the Northeast.

The result: Consolidated Rail Corp., which on April 1,took over the properties of PC and six smaller roads. NS and CSX took administrative control of Conrail on Aug The approved merger plan restructured Conrail into a Switching and Terminal Railroad operating about 1, miles of track in three regional areas.

On June 1,Conrail began operating as a Switching and Terminal Railroad. Norfolk Southern and CSX take over major portions of Conrail on June 1; switchover will herald most sweeping change in generation of in Northeast's commercial railroads, especially in New York. Conrail (formally the Consolidated Rail Corporation, with reporting mark CR) was the primary Class I railroad in the Northeastern United States between and The trade name Conrail is a portmanteau based on the company's legal name, and while it no longer operates trains, it continues to do business as an asset management and network services provider in Headquarters: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Conrail is a service provider for CSX Corporation and Norfolk Southern Corporation The areas we serve are shared assets of CSX and Norfolk Southern. Customers located along Conrail's lines have access to the national rail network through either railway.

Defensive mechanisms (1) A no-talk clause is an agreement between the bidder (CSX) and the seller (Conrail) that bars the later from soliciting a purchaseproposal from a third party Yet in this case the board of Conrail has the opportunity to terminate the merger agreement under a # of conditions First it risks breaching its fiduciary duties towards the.

Merger and Amalgamation • Introduction • Legal, Procedural, Economic, Accounting, Taxation and Financial Aspects of Mergers and • Income Tax Implications Valuations for Different Strategies • Merger & Acquisition, Demerger, Slump Sale LIST OF RECOMMENDED BOOKS MODULE I PAPER 3: CORPORATE RESTRUCTURING, VALUATION AND.

Exhibit 3 Conrail Consolidated Income Statement ($ millions, except earnings per share) Sources: CSX and Norfolk Southern and Annual Reports; CSX Form Q, Octo ; Norfolk Southern Form Q, Novemand casewriter estimates. cAdjusted for special charges and accounting adjustments. The Acquisition of Consolidated Rail Corporation Words | 27 Pages.

J BENJAMIN C. ESTY The Acquisition of Consolidated Rail Corporation (A) After eight days of intense negotiations in a New York City hotel room, executives from CSX Corporation (CSX) and Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail), the first- and third-largest railroads in the Eastern.

There are four provisions in this CSX/Conrail Merger Agreement: 1. Conrail had to suspend its Poison Pill clause a defense mechanism that would have prevented the takeover.

The Poison Pill would have allowed shareholders to purchase shares discounted at 50% of value so shareholders could maintain ownership. CONSOLIDATED RAIL CORPORATION | Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA Re: Please Help with old Conrail Stock.

Author: csxengineer i think you have about $20, in your hand. you'll have to contact whoever was conrail's transfer agent. when companies merger they give the money to the transfer agent who distubutes it out to shareholders who surender the stock certificates.

Clauses and implications of CSXs offer Conrail A lucrative target in otherwise mature US railroad market: No Talk Clause-Conrail not to engage in merger talks for a period of 6 months unless certain conditions are met: The clause will limit the chance of other hostile bids while the deal with CSX is on Share purchase- CSX can buy million 5/5(1).

To make this decision, they must value Conrail as an acquisition target and understand the structure of CSX's offer. Eight days after CSX Corporation announced it was going to buy Conrail for $ per share, Norfolk Southern Corporation made a hostile $ per share bid for by: 2.

The subcommittee heard testimony from northeastern governors, CSX officials and others concerning the equal division of Conrail between CSX and Norfolk Southern.

Witnesses testified about the impact of the buy out, both on Conrail employees and freight prices. Senator Warner testified in support of the merger. Another important point in CSX-Conrail merger is the better competitive position in both long-haul and short-haul routes through cost reduction.

The last reason for buying the Conrail was the fear of CSX Company to lose competitive advantage and as a result to lose a lot of revenue, if Conrail merge with show more content.

Conrail Mgmt. own million shares & employee trust (which included an employee stock option program & a traditional benefit trust) that supports the merger & own million shares. Thus party supporting merger would control % of the acquisitions share & would need another % of the shares to vote in favor of opting out for it to pass.

Conrail merger implications: hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first session, special hearing by United States () The railroad mergers and the coming of Conrail by Richard Saunders (Book).COVID Resources.

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Norfolk Southern has also recently made a buyout offer to Conrail.