Norfolk Southern

Norfolk Southern’s 2014 Annual Report, titled “Behind Every Train,” highlights “record-setting net income, revenues, operating income, earnings per share, and operating ratio.” “2014 was an outstanding year,” said CEO Wick…
Norfolk Southern on March 18, 2015 held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the expansion of its “Railroad University” and “redoubled its commitment to superior transportation services for its present and…
Norfolk Southern has named James Squires chief executive officer, succeeding Wick Moorman. The action by the company's board of directors is part of its planned succession process and will be…
Two environmental groups on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 sought legal advice from a Delaware Superior Court judge on a forum to appeal state action expanding crude-by-rail (CBR) activity in the…
Norfolk Southern on Jan. 27, 2015 said that it will close its Roanoke office building at 110 Franklin Road SE later in the year and relocate the functions currently housed…
Norfolk Southern posted record financial results for the fourth quarter of 2014 and for the entire year, and dropped its operating ratio to below 70%. The railroad also announced a…
Donald W. Seale, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Norfolk Southern Corp., has announced his plan to retire effective March 1, 2015.
Norfolk Southern assisted 94 industries in locating or expanding their businesses along its rail lines in 2014. The 72 new and 22 expanded industries “represent an investment of $5.7 billion…
Norfolk Southern has released for road testing the first of 25 GP33ECO emissions-friendly switching locomotives funded by the federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Improvement Program, and built by…
Another year of record capital investment will be needed to build more capacity to keep up with growing demand.
Canadian Pacific announced on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 it would sell a line of roughly 200 miles, cutting across Pennsylvania and New York, to Norfolk Southern Corp. for $192.6 million.
Amtrak has filed a complaint with the U.S. Surface Transportation Board against Norfolk Southern and CSX over substandard on-time performance of the Washington D.C.-Chicago Capitol Limited, which operates over right-of-way…
Penn State alumnus Gerhard A. Thelen, who retired in 2013 as Norfolk Southern Vice President, Operations Planning and Support, has created a scholarship fund for Penn State Altoona that will…
Railroads are searching for ways to keep intermodal moving, and growing, on a capacity-constrained network.
LNG or CNG? At the High Horsepower Summit in New Orleans, four newer players in the natural gas-powered-locomotive field described their plans.
With utility losses stabilizing and global demand still strong, carloads are edging upward.
Keynote remarks by Norfolk Southern President James A. Squires, at Railway Age’s 21st Passenger Trains on Freight Railroads Conference.
During third-quarter 2014 earnings presentations, two Class I CEOs with considerable experience in mega-mergers expressed opposing viewpoints on the merits of a final round of railroad mergers that would presumably…
Norfolk Southern early Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, reported net income of $559 million in the third quarter, up 16% from $482 million in the third quarter of 2013 and a…
Norfolk Southern Corp. said Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 it has "earned recognition recently from environmental nonprofit CDP as a marketplace leader in carbon disclosure, reflecting the railroad's broad integration of sustainable business practices…
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