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2014-01-21 16:20:49

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amy E. Miles and James A. Squires have been elected directors of Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) effective today, Chairman and CEO Wick Moorman announced. Miles, 47, of Knoxville, has served as chief executive officer and a director of the largest movie theater company in the U.S., Regal Entertainment Group Inc. (NYSE: RGC), since 2009. Before that, she served as executive vice president, chief financial officer, and treasurer....

2014-01-21 16:20:42

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) announced that its Board of Directors today voted to increase the regular quarterly dividend on the company's common stock by 4 percent, or 2 cents per share, from 52 to 54 cents per share. The increased dividend is payable on March 10 to stockholders of record on Feb. 7. Since its inception in 1982, Norfolk Southern has paid dividends on its common stock for 126 consecutive quarters. Norfolk...

2014-01-07 16:20:14

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) participated in the location of 67 new industries and the expansion of 25 existing industries along its rail lines in 2013. New plants and expansions representing an investment of $2.3 billion by Norfolk Southern customers are expected to create more than 3,100 new jobs in the railroad's territory, eventually generating more than 136,000 carloads of new rail traffic annually. Norfolk Southern...

2014-01-03 12:22:05

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) will present its fourth-quarter 2013 earnings at 8:45 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, via teleconference and live Internet webcast. The company will issue its earnings results at 8 a.m. EST on Jan. 22. Those interested in participating via teleconference can dial 877-869-3847 several minutes prior to the call. An audio replay will be available until Jan. 29, 2014, following the live broadcast,...

2013-12-09 16:20:18

NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The sale by Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) of a work of art at an auction last month will benefit three more charitable causes in addition to the previously announced donation to the Fire Up 611! campaign, the Norfolk Southern Foundation announced. "Each one of these organizations plays an important role in enriching a community where Norfolk Southern has a major presence," said Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman. "These donations will be...

2013-11-22 12:25:46

NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- James A. Squires, president of Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC), will address the Credit Suisse Global Industrials Conference in New York City at 11 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013. Interested investors can listen via simultaneous webcast at http://cc.talkpoint.com/cred001/120313b_jw/?entity=4_57SU747. The presentation will be posted at www.nscorp.com. Norfolk Southern Corporation is one of the nation's premier transportation...

2013-11-22 08:20:07

NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a fortunate intersection of the worlds of fine art and railroading, Norfolk Southern has sold a well-known abstract expressionist painting and will use a portion of the proceeds to help fund the restoration and long-term maintenance of another American treasure, the Class J No. 611 steam passenger locomotive. NS Chairman and CEO Wick Moorman said NS sold its untitled 1959 Mark Rothko painting through an auction in New York City on Nov....

2013-11-20 12:21:49

Railroad achieves its best-ever carbon disclosure score NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) has achieved its best-ever score in reports that grade large U.S. and global companies on how well they measure and manage their carbon footprint. In CDP's 2013 S&P 500 and Global 500 climate change reports, Norfolk Southern scored a 90 for its carbon disclosure, on a scale of 0-100. That is a 2 percent improvement over its 2012 score of 88 and is the...

2013-11-14 16:20:15

NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Norfolk Southern Foundation is committing $50,000 in emergency funding to the American Red Cross to help the Philippines recover from Typhoon Haiyan. "While the extent of the devastation is still unknown, it's clear that the people of the Philippines are in dire need of immediate assistance following this catastrophic storm," said Wick Moorman, Norfolk Southern chief executive officer. "We know the Red Cross will use these funds in the...

2013-11-13 12:20:37

NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) has been named one of the nation's Top 100 Military Friendly Employers® by G.I. Jobs magazine in its 11(th) annual list recognizing companies with the best military recruiting and hiring practices. Making its seventh appearance on the list, Norfolk Southern ranked 75(th). The list of 100 companies represents the top 2 percent of more than 5,000 eligible companies with annual revenues exceeding $500 million....