Norfolk Southern (NS) on Oct. 20 notified all employees that it will require them to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by Dec. 8.
Norfolk Southern (NS) and Progress Rail, a Caterpillar Company, have teamed on the first GP34ECO locomotive for yard and intermediate service; it is now undergoing testing to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Tier 4 emissions certification requirements, the companies reported on Sept. 30.
Norfolk Southern (NS) is providing $400,000 in grants to 31 food banks across states in its service area.
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) has found five of the seven U.S. Class I railroads to be revenue adequate for 2020: BNSF, CSX, Kansas City Southern, Soo Line (the U.S. affiliate of Canadian Pacific) and Union Pacific.
Norfolk Southern (NS) will reopen its intermodal terminal in Greencastle, Pa., this September to boost capacity and “help ease supply-chain congestion that has slowed the flow of commerce across all modes of the U.S. transportation sector,” the railroad reported on Aug. 13.
Jim Blaze takes a technical look at the Class I’s responses to the STB’s inquiry on intermodal from his experience dating back to 1968.
Norfolk Southern (NS) has issued its 14th annual corporate responsibility report under a new name that it says better reflects its sustainability commitment.
Wabtec on Aug. 6 celebrated modernizing its 1,000th locomotive in North and South America with delivery to Norfolk Southern (NS) of AC44C6M 4463, a rebuilt 1998-vintage GE Dash-9.
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) on Aug. 6 concluded that the matter of Amtrak providing Gulf Coast service over host freight railroads CSX and Norfolk Southern (NS) “is ripe for adjudication.”
Norfolk Southern (NS) in second-quarter 2021 delivered “another solid performance of sequential operating ratio improvement,” Chairman, President and CEO James A. Squires said July 28 during an earnings announcement. Revenue and volume rebounded from last year, he reported, up 34% and 25%, respectively.