Norfolk Southern

Norfolk Southern has opened a new Thoroughbred Bulk Transfer (TBT) terminal in Chesapeake, Va., to serve shippers of dry and liquid bulk commodities.
Norfolk Southern Corp. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 reported record fourth-quarter net income of $513 million, or $1.64 per diluted share, up 24% from $413 million, or $1.30 per diluted share,…
Norfolk Southern, through participation in the location of 67 new industries and expansion of 25 existing industries along its rail lines in 2013, spurred customer investments of $2.3 billion, creation…
2013 has been a record year for the railroads, “a very robust and challenging year for growth and re-investment,” in the words of BNSF chief executive Matt Rose. The indications…
Rep. Robert E. Andrews (D-N.J.) has introduced a bill calling for independent oversight of railroads and particularly railroad infrastructure, arguing that U.S. freight railroads aren't pursuing adequate safety measures.
Norfolk Southern said Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, it has achieved its best-ever score in CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) reports that grade large U.S. and global companies on how well they…
William “Bill” Barringer, director of grade crossing safety at Norfolk Southern, has been named chairman of Operation Lifesaver's 14-member board of directors. Barringer succeeds Cliff Stayton, director of hazardous materials…
The Surface Transportation Board has ruled that claims filed against Norfolk Southern in certain Virginia state court lawsuits are preempted by federal law. STB, in “NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY—PETITION FOR…
Norfolk Southern has renamed its Dillerville Yard in Lancaster, Pa., in honor of former vice President Corporate Affairs and Pennsylvania State Senator H. Craig Lewis, who died unexpectedly on Jan.…
Norfolk Southern Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 reported third-quarter net income of 482 million, up 20% from the $402 million reported in the third quarter of 2012. Diluted earnings per share were…
Norfolk Southern said Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 it had again notched a new record for coal transloading at its Pier 6 at Lambert Point facility in Norfolk, Va., loading a…
Norfolk Southern Corp. has named Marta R. Stewart Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective Nov. 1, 2013. She will report to NS President James A. Squires, and will…
Norfolk Southern says it loaded a record amount of coal into a single ocean-going vessel on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at Pier 6 at Lamberts Point, Port of Hampton Roads,…
Lots of New Jersey PATH riders headed for work early this Sept. 11, 2013, eager or anxious to get to and through PATH's World Trade Center Station and avoid the…
The Norfolk & Portsmouth Belt Line Railroad (N&PBL), a switching and terminal railroad that serves customers in Norfolk, Chesapeake, and Portsmouth, Va., is celebrating its 115th anniversary this month with…
Railroad industry participants in the 2013 GE Transportation/Norfolk Southern Railroad Sustainability Forum in Crotonville, N.Y., are learning that, although “it’s not easy being green,” investing time and resources into sustainability…
Amtrak, Norfolk Southern, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the City of Roanoke have joined together to start work to extend Amtrak regional intercity passenger rail service from Lynchburg to Roanoke,…
Union Pacific Corp., CSX Corp., Norfolk Southern Corp., and Burlington Northern Santa Fe (a unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.) have won their bid to reverse a ruling that turned a…
Norfolk Southern on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 disclosed the railroad's business strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and its environmental footprint in a filing with the international not-for-profit CDP, formerly…
The goal of capital expenditures is to link investments to the quality of the transportation product, generating increased customer satisfaction. Perhaps no railroad does it better than Norfolk Southern.
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