The Florida East Coast Railway Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness With New Paint Scheme Of Two Locomotives

Sep 30, 2013, 09:45 ET from Florida East Coast Railway

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Florida East Coast Railway ("FECR") recently took delivery of two refurbished locomotives (436 and 425).  These locomotives have a new paint scheme that recognizes breast cancer awareness.  "These locomotives provide a visible example of FECR's support to find a cure for breast cancer," said FECR's CEO Jim Hertwig.  "The locomotives were painted in honor of our employees, customers, suppliers, and the communities we serve who have fought for the cure.  The locomotives will operate in local service along our network."


"Susan G. Komen is excited and thrilled to participate in the event recognizing the first two locomotives painted to increase breast cancer awareness," said Delores Wise, Executive Director, North Florida Affiliate.  "As we start breast cancer awareness month, we are pleased to partner with FECR to highlight events like our annual Race for the Cure®.  FECR's support of breast cancer awareness is even more substantial than what meets the eye," said Wise, "it is my pleasure to announce that FECR is our Naming Sponsor for the 19th North Florida Komen Race for the Cure."

About Florida East Coast Railway

FECR is a 351-mile freight rail line along the east coast of Florida and is the exclusive rail provider for PortMiami, Port Everglades, and the Port of Palm Beach.  FECR connects to the national railway system in Jacksonville, Florida to move cargo originated and terminated there.  Based in Jacksonville, Florida FECR provides end-to-end intermodal solutions to customers who demand cost-effective and premium quality. 

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SOURCE Florida East Coast Railway