Norfolk Southern

The Association of American Railroads reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending November 11 was 547,480 carloads and intermodal units, up 1.2% compared with the same week in 2016.
A Norfolk Southern locomotive engineer with whom I occasionally traded greetings at crew-change time died at home in Virginia on Oct. 31. That’s not the news. The news is that…
Rail freight flattened out for the week ending Nov. 4, as the Association of American Railroads reported U.S. traffic was 538,739 carloads and intermodal units, down 0.8% compared with the…
Amazon.com announced plans to open its fourth Maryland fulfillment facility at the Tradepoint Atlantic multimodal center near Baltimore.
The South Carolina Ports Authority Board of Directors approved a $69.5-million contract for the purchase of six new ship-to-shore cranes to serve growing container volumes and larger ships calling the…
Following steadily growing weekly volume, intermodal rail traffic reached an all-time high on U.S. carriers in October, according to the Association of American Railroads.
Norfolk Southern’s 10th annual corporate sustainability report, Strides in Stewardship, demonstrates how the railroad is making progress in the three areas of CSR (corporate social responsibility): Planet (environmental performance), Prosperity…
CN’s and Norfolk Southern’s recently launched joint interline service initiative for carload traffic is reducing transit times by one to two days between Western Canada and NS destinations in the…
Total U.S. rail traffic for the week ending Oct. 21 was 559,989 carloads and intermodal units, up 3% from the same week a year ago, according to the Association of…
Norfolk Southern Corp. reported third-quarter net income of $506 million, up 10% on-year, as income from railway operations increased 11% to $911 million and the operating ratio fell to a…
Railhead Corp. announced that it has signed a three-year contract with RailMarketplace, an e-commerce exchange created by BNSF Railway, CN, Canadian Pacific Railway, CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern and Union Pacific…
Norfolk Southern issued the following service advisory on Oct. 6 in anticipation of Tropical Storm Nate strengthening into a full-fledged hurricane and making landfall on the U.S. Gulf Coast:
Norfolk Southern on Oct. 3 appointed 32-year railroad veteran Fredric M. Ehlers as Chief Information Officer, effective immediately. He will continue serving as Vice President Information Technology, a position he…
Norfolk Southern Corp. announced that its board of directors has elected William A. Galanko and John M. Scheib to new positions of responsibility, effective Oct. 1.
The Norfolk Southern Foundation is donating $100,000 and will match certain NS employee gifts as part of efforts to help people recover from Hurricane Irma.
INDIANAPOLIS: Norfolk Southern has reached a preliminary agreement with Progress Rail, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., for Guardian End-of-Train (EOT) devices. Progress Rail, which announced the agreement at…
Traffic on U.S. railroads totaled 486,474 carloads and intermodal units, up 0.8% compared with the same week in 2016.
Railroads restarted some services in Florida following Hurricane Irma, and began to assess damage throughout the southeast region.
Union Pacific and its rail partners plan to up the frequency of its Cold Connect refrigerated produce service with an eye on expanded market opportunities for Idaho potatoes in New…
Total U.S. rail traffic was 534,140 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending Sept. 2, down 0.9% from the same week a year ago.
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