Norfolk Southern

Alan Shaw at NARS: “We Can Do Better”

Norfolk Southern President and CEO Alan Shaw addressed the North American Rail Shippers conference May 26, where he “outlined the progress that Norfolk Southern continues to make in East Palestine [and] also discussed the company’s efforts to provide safe, reliable service as a customer-centric, operations-driven organization.”

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Amtrak, NS Ratify Agreements With Unions

Following a year and a half of successful negotiations, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) District 19 has ratified an agreement with Amtrak. Meanwhile, members of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers-Transportation Division (SMART-TD), represented by General Committees of Adjustment GO-898, GO-687 and GO-680, have voted to ratify their tentative agreement with Norfolk Southern (NS). Also, SMART-TD and NS reach yardmaster sick leave deal.

NS: ‘Safety First’ Gets ‘Nuclear Power’

Norfolk Southern has retained Atkins Nuclear Secured (ANS) to conduct a multi-year independent review of the railroad’s “safety-first culture.” NS and ANS “will build upon the work and safety initiatives under way

Four East Palestine High School students receive scholarships for higher education.

Class I Briefs: NS, CSX

Norfolk Southern’s (NS) President and CEO Alan H. Shaw awards first Bulldog Legacy Scholarships. Also, NS and CSX are ranked among America’s Climate Leaders by USA Today.