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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.

Port of Charleston, South Carolina.
18 May 2018
The Port of Charleston and CSX Transportation and Norfolk Southern Railway have extended their terminal hours owing to emergency cable repairs on the James B. Edwards Bridge over the Wando River, but beneficial cargo owners should expect longer transit times during the next four weeks.
port of Savannah.
18 Apr 2018
US Southeast ports are expanding inland, giving beneficial cargo owners in the Carolinas, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, and other areas an intermodal opportunity to avoid the long, expensive dray to a port city — a significant option in a capacity-short US truck transport market.
24 Jan 2018
The authority sent a missive to port users outlining the problem and said that it is working with CSX Transportation and Norfolk Southern Railway to clear the rail backlog.
04 Nov 2017
There’s plenty of innovation and potential pitfalls coming down the tracks.
26 Oct 2017
Savannah rail project promises two-day faster hinterland transits to Southeast and Midwest shippers.
15 Sep 2017
West Coast ports compete harder for intermodal cargo, but rail pricing may be the key determiner.
13 Sep 2017
Primary rail providers have said they are metering cargo even for routes that are operating normally.
07 Sep 2017
Ports from Miami to Charleston now lie in the Category 5 storm’s projected path.
02 Jun 2017
US rail regulators have said they need more time and information before they can make any decision on a proposed freight rail line that backers say would bypass Chicago congestion.
04 May 2017
Currently, westbound trains can only be single-stacked because of the height limitations of the 121-year-old, 1.7-mile long Howard Street Tunnel.
28 Apr 2017
“He isn’t focused on intermodal.”
15 Mar 2017
Although ports may reopen Wednesday, in parts of the US Northeast, over-the-road freight transport remains frozen.
26 Jan 2017
Norfolk Southern Railway and CSX Transportation said they gained international intermodal volume in the fourth quarter.
01 Nov 2016
Officials at the Port of New York and New Jersey hope a record monthly volume of rail cargo is just the start of the payoff from years of intermodal investment that seeks to give the port a competitive edge as ever-larger ships arrive on the East Coast.
26 Oct 2016
NS is the first and only Class I railroad to report an uptick in domestic and international intermodal business this earnings season.
17 Oct 2016
A week after Hurricane Matthew’s clouds lifted, US shippers continue to experience delays or outright embargoes on cargo moving in and around eastern North Carolina where rail lines and roads remain underwater.
10 Oct 2016
Ports from Miami to Hampton Roads resumed cargo operations Monday.
15 Sep 2016
Billed as the “Mid-American Arc,” the GPA’s rail-focused initiative will allow the port to better serve markets from Atlanta to Memphis, St. Louis, Chicago, and the Ohio Valley.
Weak coal and intermodal demand combined with a restructuring effort to bring down second-quarter profit and revenue at Norfolk Southern Railway.
27 Jul 2016
Norfolk Southern railway’s results paint the near-final brushstrokes on the grim landscape that Class I railroads faced in the second quarter.