Norfolk Southern

Ann A. Adams has been named Vice President Human Resources at Norfolk Southern Corp., effective April 1, 2016. She succeeds Juan K. Cunningham, who retired earlier this year.
South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) on March 10, 2016 announced a significant enhancement to international intermodal rail service between the Port of Charleston and the Charlotte Regional Intermodal Facility at…
OmniTRAX, Inc., one of the largest privately held transportation services companies in North America and an affiliate of The Broe Group, and the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority (ECIDA) are…
On March 10, 2016, the Surface Transportation Board issued a decision, Docket No. FD 36004, “Canadian Pacific Railway Limited—Petition for Expedited Declaratory Order,” responding to CP’s March 2 petition, and…
Canadian Pacific on March 9, 2016 filed a preliminary proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that outlines the shareholder resolution to be considered at the upcoming Annual…
The chasing by suitor Canadian Pacific of grand dame Norfolk Southern has reintroduced to the railroad chattering classes the nebulous term “public interest,” used often and broadly when mergers and…
The Georgia & Florida Railway, LLC (GFRR), an affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc., “continues to make shipping by rail easy” with the implementation of Railinc’s Interline Settlement System (ISS) in partnership…
Canadian Pacific on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016 announced it will seek a declaratory order from the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) “confirming the viability of the voting trust structure that…
Canadian Pacific on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 launched a new website, CPconsolidation.com, purporting the benefits of its proposed acquisition of Norfolk Southern. The website launch came two days after CP…
In what some industry observers believe may be a final attempt—short of a proxy battle—by hedge fund head Bill Ackman at a hostile takeover of Norfolk Southern, Canadian Pacific on…
Norfolk Southern assisted 93 industries in locating or expanding their businesses along its rail lines in 2015, the railroad reported on Feb. 4, 2016.
Continuing its hostile pursuit of Norfolk Southern, and faced with some stiff political and rail industry opposition in the U.S., Canadian Pacific on Feb. 3, 2016 released a white paper,…
Norfolk Southern shareholders “continue to find themselves in the enviable position of having two Class I management teams competing to maximize shareholder value,” says Cowen and Company Managing Director and…
Though Norfolk Southern’s fourth-quarter and 2015 financial results aren’t all that different from those of most other Class I railroads, NS has  been particularly compelled to develop an aggressive strategic…
Following a letter submitted to the U.S. Department of Justice in which Canadian Pacific accused several Class I railroads of joining forces to put a stop to its pursuit of…
News item: Canadian Pacific (CP) is pursuing a hostile takeover of Norfolk Southern (NS). CP is asking the U.S. Justice Department to investigate whether NS and other U.S.-based major railroads—some…
In the latest twist in the ongoing saga of Canadian Pacific’s increasingly hostile pursuit of a steadfast Norfolk Southern as a takeover target, CP is accusing several unnamed Class I…
Norfolk Southern’s Jan. 12, 2015 announcement about consolidating its Pocahontas and Virginia divisions “is notable,” and CSX is facing “continued industrial challenges,” according to Cowen and Company Managing Director and…
In remarks at the Midwest Association of Rail Shippers annual meeting on Jan. 13, 2015, Lance M. Fritz, President and CEO of Union Pacific, while declining to comment specifically on…
Most likely to assist in heading off Canadian Pacific’s next move toward an acquisition, Norfolk Southern announced on Jan. 12, 2016 that it is consolidating two of its divisions and…
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