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East Coast Gets New Norfolk Southern Rail Service

Glovis America has started operations at Norfolk Southern’s (NS) South Philadelphia Navy Yard facility. The 140-acre NS facility, directly adjacent to PhilaPort’s SouthPort Auto Terminal will receive domestically manufactured Hyundai and Kia cars. These vehicles are being transported from West Point, GA (Kia) and Montgomery, AL (Hyundai) via Norfolk Southern. The new daily rail service will facilitate the central distribution of 40,000 domestically produced cars with over 200,000 ... [+]

Norfolk Southern names Vanessa Allen Sutherland Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

Norfolk Southern Corporation announced that Vanessa Allen Sutherland has been named executive vice president and chief legal officer, effective April 1, 2020. “Vanessa is an invaluable contributor to NS, with important responsibilities across a number of areas critical to our company’s success,” said James A. Squires, Norfolk Southern chairman, president ... [+]

East Coast Gets New Norfolk Southern Rail Service

Glovis America has started operations at Norfolk Southern’s (NS) South Philadelphia Navy Yard facility. The 140-acre NS facility, directly adjacent to PhilaPort’s SouthPort Auto Terminal will receive domestically manufactured Hyundai and Kia cars. These vehicles are being transported from West Point, GA (Kia) and Montgomery, AL (Hyundai) via ... [+]

Norfolk Southern updates on industrial development

Norfolk Southern says it generated more than 60K carloads of new rail traffic in 2018 through collaborative efforts that helped 90 industries locate or expand business operations along the company's rail lines. The company says 72 new and 18 expanded industries across 17 states represented an investment of $1.5B by Norfolk ... [+]

CN and Norfolk Southern joint interline service reducing transcontinental transit times by up to 48 hours

Canadian National Railroad (CN) and Norfolk Southern (NS) announced on October 27 that a new joint interline service initiative is reducing transit times by one to two days for carload traffic between Western Canada and NS destinations in the Eastern United States. This seamless interline service, established in August, allows freight to bypass traditional interchange ... [+]

Norfolk Southern facilitated $4b in industrial investment along rail lines in 2016

Norfolk Southern assisted 71 industries in locating or expanding their businesses along its rail lines in 2016. The 58 new and 13 expanded industries represent an investment of $4.0 billion by Norfolk Southern customers and are expected to create more than 4,600 new jobs in the railroad's service area, generating more ... [+]

Norfolk Southern opens new locomotive maintenance and repair shop in Chicago

Norfolk Southern opened a new locomotive maintenance and repair facility in Chicago on Feb. 14 to enhance operational efficiency for trains moving through the nation’s largest rail hub. The company’s $9.5 million investment expands Norfolk Southern’s locomotive repair capabilities in the Chicago region. Previously, locomotives needing more extensive maintenance were transported ... [+]

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