Norfolk Southern

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.
East Coast ports opened a new era in shipping as the Ultra Large Container Vessel CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt recently called the ports of Virginia, Savannah and Charleston for the…
Cowen and Company is “not as concerned as many investors are about slowing volume growth,” says Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl. Though North American…
Intermodal traffic again outpaced overall rail freight for the week ending August 26 as imports flowed in for the retail holiday season, according to the Association of American Railroads.
The Port of Virginia will purchase four new ship-to-shore cranes as part of the $320-million expansion of Virginia International Gateway (VIG).
Norfolk Southern has one of the most comprehensive drone-based railroad bridge inspection programs in the nation, recently surpassing more than 100,000 linear feet. To conduct this safety-critical task, NS in…
Total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 548,790 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending August 12, up 2.75% compared with the same week in 2016.
Norfolk Southern has appointed Cynthia C. Earhart as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective Aug. 15, 2017. She succeeds Vice President and Controller Thomas E. Hurlbut, who served…
The Association of American Railroads said U.S. rail traffic for the week ending Aug. 5, 2017 totaled 554,822 carloads and intermodal units, up 4.3% compared with the same week a…
The Association of American Railroads said U.S. rail traffic for the week ending July 29 was 550,356 carloads and intermodal units, up 2.5% from the same week a year ago.
Stephen C. Tobias, former Norfolk Southern Vice Chairman and Chief Operations Officer, died Aug. 7. He was 72.
The Georgia Ports Authority reported record fiscal year results and approved the purchase of six new ship-to-shore cranes at its July board meeting.
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