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2014-06-02 12:21:32

ATLANTA, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Peach State Whistle-Stop Safety Train this week starts a 327-mile tour from the heart of South Georgia to the carpet capital of the world, calling attention to highway-rail safety and trespasser awareness. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140602/93160 The train, stopping in nine cities from Valdosta to Dalton in three days, is operated by Norfolk Southern Railway and Operation Lifesaver to raise public awareness about being safe and...

2014-05-28 16:21:16

NORFOLK, Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Museum of Transportation, St. Louis, and the Virginia Museum of Transportation are in discussions to bring Norfolk and Western Y6a steam engine #2156, currently in the St. Louis museum, back to its place of origin at Roanoke, Va., on a five-year loan for display at the Virginia museum, in a transaction facilitated by Norfolk Southern. In exchange, the Virginia museum will send to St. Louis a Southern Railway diesel General Motors EMD...

2014-05-28 08:21:46

NORFOLK, Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) Chairman and CEO Wick Moorman announced that President James A. Squires will assume additional responsibilities in line with the company's normal succession planning process. Effective June 1, 2014, NS' marketing and operations divisions will report to Squires. Continuing as well to report to him are the corporation's administration, finance, law and corporate relations, and planning and information...

2014-05-23 16:20:57

NORFOLK, Va., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Marta R. Stewart will speak at the Deutsche Bank 5th Annual Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference. Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials ConferenceThursday, June 5, 2014, 9:20 a.m. CDT (10:20 a.m. EDT)Westin Chicago River North hotel, ChicagoWebcast URL: http://www.media-server.com/m/p/brj42irt The presentation will be posted at...

2014-05-23 08:20:35

NORFOLK, Va., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) announced today that 60 chemical customers will receive the Thoroughbred Chemical Safety Award for their safe business practices in 2013. Collectively, these customers safely shipped more than 157,000 carloads of hazardous chemical products over the railroad's network during the year. The award, given annually for 18 years, goes to chemical manufacturers and facilities that ship at least 1,000...

2014-05-09 16:20:32

NORFOLK, Va., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern will join more than 200 communities across the country during Amtrak's seventh annual National Train Day to celebrate why "trains matter" to our economy. On May 10, a variety of local train stations, railroad museums, and other venues will host activities and exhibits that highlight the past, present, and future of trains and travel. Norfolk Southern's newly renovated Exhibit Car and an Operation Lifesaver engine will be on...

2014-05-08 12:21:34

NORFOLK, Va., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) CEO Wick Moorman, addressing the company's annual meeting today in Williamsburg, Va., gave stockholders plenty of reasons for continued optimism following a year of record-breaking performance. "Clearly, 2013 was a big year for us," Moorman said in ticking off records in railway operating revenue, operating income, earnings per share, and operating ratio, the latter a key measure of performance efficiency. As...

2014-04-22 12:21:52

NORFOLK, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) today announced the regular quarterly dividend of 54 cents per share on its common stock, payable on June 10, to stockholders of record on May 2. Since its inception in 1982, Norfolk Southern has paid dividends on its common stock for 127 consecutive quarters. Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation's premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company...

2014-04-04 12:20:52

NORFOLK, Va., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new season of "21(st) Century Steam" train excursions has launched, with Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) and partners Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum and Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society scheduling 18 excursions in seven states from April through July. Tickets for the trains listed below are available through the websites of TVRM (www.tvrail.com) and FWRHS (www.fortwaynerailroad.org). Some trains are Norfolk Southern...

2014-04-01 16:21:10

NORFOLK, Va., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) will present its first-quarter 2014 earnings at 8:45 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, via teleconference and live Internet webcast. The company will issue its earnings results at 8 a.m. EDT on April 23. Those interested in participating via teleconference can dial 877-869-3847 several minutes prior to the call. An audio replay will be available until April 30, 2014, following the live...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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