Norfolk Southern Railway

Norfolk Southern Railway

Norfolk Southern intermodal train

Norfolk Southern Railway is a U.S. Class I railroad owned by Norfolk Southern Corporation operating 20,000 route miles of track in 22 states and the District of Columbia. The railroad provides service to every major Eastern seaport, 10 river ports and nine lake ports, and it has an extensive intermodal network. The company employed 30,103 individuals and reported 2013 revenue of $11.2 billion — up 1.8 percent year-over-year.

The Norfolk, Virginia-based railroad was formed in 1982 with the creation of the Norfolk Southern Corporation, which brought together Norfolk & Western Railway and Southern Railway, but has predecessors dating as far back as 1827.

Norfolk Southern Railway recorded revenue of $3.04 billion in the second quarter of 2014, up 8.5 percent from year-earlier revenue of $2.8 billion. 2014 half-year revenue was $5.73 billion, up 3.4 percent from the previous year.

27 Jul 2015
Norfolk Southern Railway’s second-quarter earnings this year were not unlike its Class I counterparts: modest intermodal growth unable to combat declining fuel surcharge revenue and a soft coal market.
13 Jul 2015
Discount retailer Dollar Tree is building a $104.4 million distribution center in 'upstate' South Carolina, near the Greer Inland Port and the I-85 corridor, expanding its Southeastern logistics footprint.
08 Jul 2015
Norfolk Southern Railway is planning a $34 million plan to expand its Rickenbacker Intermodal Terminal outside of Columbus to meet growing distribution demand in central Ohio.
22 May 2015
Norfolk Southern has announced changes in management responsibilities in its intermodal department, with expanded roles for Jeffrey S. Heller and Cary G. Booth.
14 May 2015
Alan H. Shaw has been named executive vice president and chief marketing officer by the board of directors of Norfolk Southern Corp., Wick Moorman, chairman and CEO, said today.
29 Apr 2015
Norfolk Southern Corp.’s earnings fell 16 percent in the first quarter on weak intermodal volumes and a struggling coal market, the company reported Wednesday.
27 Apr 2015
The Port of Virginia’s efforts to curb congestion took a literal hit Sunday morning after a barge struck a rail bridge, forcing Norfolk Southern Railway to delay five intermodal services and end two.
Domestic interline service EMP, Norfolk Southern
06 Apr 2015
Shippers’ diversion of imports to the U.S. East Coast to avoid West Coast port congestion has caused an imbalance in domestic intermodal equipment, spurring Norfolk Southern Railway to implement a $500 surcharge on westbound domestic intermodal shipments interchanged with Union Pacific Railroad.
25 Mar 2015
U.S. shippers’ potential shifting of imports from the West Coast to the East Coast would give the major eastern railroads more business, but how much the railroads will actually benefit depends on how much of the cargo is destined for the Midwest.
CSX Intermodal operation
24 Mar 2015
Fierce late winter weather dealt a blow to U.S. railroads’ efforts to restore intermodal rail service to the level shippers enjoyed before the 2013-2014 winter dragged down performance.
04 Mar 2015
The Port of Virginia said Wednesday that a hold is still in place on all export intermodal rail traffic at its Norfolk International Terminals as the port continues to cope with significant rail volume at the facility.
02 Mar 2015
Norfolk Southern Railway company president Jim Squires will succeed Wick Moorman as CEO of the fourth largest railway in the U.S. in three months.