Norfolk Southern

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Amtrak, the Federal Railroad Administration, Norfolk Southern, and the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) have embarked on constructing the $71.4 million Indiana Gateway project, which will upgrade the right-of-way between…
Norfolk Southern and Operation Lifesaver Inc. are hosting "The Peach State Whistle-Stop Safety Train" this week as a 327-mile tour stretches from Valdosta, in southeast Georgia, north to Dalton, Ga.,…
Federal Railroad Administrator Joseph C. Szabo on Friday, May 30, 2014 toured a Siemens rail automation plant in Louisville, Ky., which is producing components for new Positive Train Control (PTC)…
Indiana's sole involvement in U.S. higher-speed rail (HrSR) planning was officially launched Thursday, May 29, 2014, as the "Indiana Gateway" project proceeds, according to Indiana Department of Transportation officials.
Norfolk Southern Corp. Chairman and CEO Wick Moorman on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, announced that President James A. Squires will assume additional responsibilities in line with the company's normal succession planning process.
The pressing issue for the railroad industry’s communications and signal engineers is whether or not Positive Train Control (PTC) is going to be complete and fully functional by the fast-approaching…
Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman, addressing the company's annual meeting in Williamsburg, Va., gave company shareholders numerous reasons for continued optimism following a year that contained what NS hails as…
Coal volume and revenue that dropped 15% and 13%, respectively, in 2014’s first quarter were largely responsible for Norfolk Southern reporting lower net income and operating revenues and a slightly…
STV Group, Inc. said Monday, April 14, 2014 it has helped guide a major expansion at Norfolk Southern's Bellevue Yard in Ohio, which when completed "will make the facility one…
By the Federal Railroad Administration’s own congressional testimony, the years 2012 and 2013 were among the railroads’ safest on record, while the relatively few train crashes were mostly the result…
“The Spirit of Roanoke”—Norfolk & Western Class J 611, which has sat silently at the Virginia Museum of Transportation for the past 20 years—will soon be headed to Spencer, N.C.,…
2013 was “a big year” for Norfolk Southern, CEO Wick Moorman says in the company’s 2013 Annual Report. “I am confident in the future of Norfolk Southern and the rail…
“21st century freight railroads are listening to our customers and communities, innovating to meet their needs, and steadily improving our ability to serve as the backbone of the next industrial…
GoRail and Norfolk Southern on March 12, 2014 unveiled a specially painted locomotive commemorating the 10th anniversary of GoRail, the non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to educating the public about the…
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Speaking on Feb. 20, 2014 in Washington, D.C., to a U.S. Chamber of Commerce meeting on infrastructure, Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman said freight railroads are “essential to driving America’s…
A Norfolk Southern crude-by-rail (CBR) train derailed in Pennsylvania Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, resulting in oil leakage from three tank cars. No injuries were reported.
Communities around Norfolk, Va., and the Elizabeth River, a tributary of the ecologically important Chesapeake Bay, have benefitted from Norfolk Southern’s innovative stormwater management system at the railroad’s Lamberts Point…
Norfolk Southern has opened a new Thoroughbred Bulk Transfer (TBT) terminal in Chesapeake, Va., to serve shippers of dry and liquid bulk commodities.
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