Norfolk Southern

As part of Norfolk Southern’s ongoing program of executive development and in support of its efforts to reduce its environmental footprint and expand its market opportunities, Bruno Maestri and Robert…
While stating that it “does not forecast earnings, and this announcement is not intended to change that policy,” Norfolk Southern said, in a press release issued immediately after the New…
Dispatching, says Norfolk Southern Manager-Dispatch Planning Systems Charlie Turnipseed, “is like a game of chess.” Like chess players, train dispatchers are constantly thinking ahead, planning movements, moving “pieces”—trains—across the “board”—the…
Norfolk Southern launched a $53 million energy conversion project at its Juniata Locomotive Shop in Altoona, Pa., that will substantially reduce carbon emissions and water usage at the historic 70-acre…
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.
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