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2014-03-27 16:21:40

CHICAGO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "21st century freight railroads are listening to our customers and communities, innovating to meet their needs, and steadily improving our ability to serve as the backbone of the next Industrial Revolution," Norfolk Southern Corporation's chairman and CEO told attendees at the Forbes' "Reinventing America - Leading the Next Industrial Revolution" Summit here. "Today's freight railroads are safe, dependable, efficient, and green," Wick Moorman...

2014-03-19 16:20:49

NORFOLK, Va., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It was a "big year," CEO Wick Moorman tells stockholders in the 2013 Annual Report, posted online today, and, "I am confident in the future of Norfolk Southern and the rail industry and in our ability to help move the nation's economy forward." Describing 2013 as a breakthrough year, Moorman said, "We achieved record performance levels as our investments in network capacity, technology, and new talent delivered the safe, efficient, and...

2014-03-12 08:21:28

Unique commemorative locomotive joins Norfolk Southern's fleet NORFOLK, Va., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GoRail and Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) announced the unveiling of its one-of-a-kind GoRail locomotive today to commemorate the 10th anniversary of GoRail, a non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to educating the public about the benefits of moving more freight by rail. Founded in 2004, GoRail mobilizes support for policies that would lead to more freight moving by rail...

2014-03-03 12:21:56

NORFOLK, Va., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation President James A. Squires will participate in the 2014 J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Industrials Conference. J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Industrials ConferenceTuesday, March 11, 2014, 11 a.m. EDTWebcast URL: http://jpmorgan.metameetings.com/confbook/aviation14/directlink?ticker=NSC An audio webcast will be available at www.nscorp.com in the Investors section. Norfolk Southern...

2014-02-20 16:20:27

NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman today said freight railroads are "essential to driving America's continued economic recovery." Speaking in Washington to a U.S. Chamber of Commerce meeting on infrastructure, Moorman said railroad improvements in technology, service, and capacity "provide America with a key competitive advantage in the marketplace and serve to bolster economic prosperity." Moorman pointed to resurgence in domestic...

2014-02-07 12:20:23

NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Communities around Norfolk and the Elizabeth River, a tributary of the ecologically important Chesapeake Bay, have benefitted from Norfolk Southern's (NYSE: NSC) innovative stormwater management system at the railroad's Lamberts Point coal transload facility. When it rains, the multimillion-dollar recycling system collects, filters, and treats stormwater from the 425-acre export coal facility. The water is reused to suppress dust and clean...

2014-01-31 08:21:36

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) has opened a new Thoroughbred Bulk Transfer terminal in Chesapeake. Thoroughbred Bulk Transfer (TBT) terminals are specialized facilities that allow customers to transfer a large array of commodities between rail cars and trucks. TBT terminals are owned by Norfolk Southern and operated by independent contractors that are industry experts in facilitating safe and efficient bulk transfer and distribution. The...

2014-01-28 12:21:09

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marta R. Stewart, executive vice president and chief financial officer for Norfolk Southern Corporation, will participate in two upcoming conferences: Stifel Nicolaus Transportation & Logistics Conference 2014 Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, 11:50 a.m. EST Miami, Fla. Webcast URL: http://www.media-server.com/m/p/iz2c27kc BB&T Capital Markets 29(th) Annual Transportation Services Conference Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, 7:45 a.m. EST...

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...


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