After 40 years of rail service for Atlanta, MARTA poised for expansion

By David Wickert, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; June 20, 2019 MARTA launched its passenger rail service on a short stretch of…

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Atlanta’s MARTA elusive for Alstom

By Jason Jordan, The Evening Tribune, March 31, 2019 On Friday, MARTA — the Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority —…

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Norfolk Southern breaks ground on new Atlanta corporate headquarters

A press release from Norfolk Southern Corporation; March 26, 2019: ATLANTA, March 26, 2019 – Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC), joined…

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Fears about MARTA in Atlanta’s suburbs familiar but changing

By Tyler Estep and David Wickert, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; February 21, 2019 Early voting in Gwinnett County’s historic transit referendum starts…

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In Midtown Atlanta, work launches on half-billion-dollar Norfolk Southern headquarters

By Josh Green, Curbed Atlanta; February 20, 2019 One of the Midtown Improvement District’s last truly massive parking lots is…

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MARTA’s reputation, development on the line as Atlanta hosts Super Bowl

By David Wickert, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; January 21, 2019 Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis was hours away. The local transit…

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Norfolk Southern will pay back Virginia, City of Norfolk for millions in incentives it received

By Kimberly Pierceall, Staff Writer, The Virginian-Pilot; December 20, 2018 NORFOLK Norfolk Southern says it will pay back the state…

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It’s official: Norfolk Southern announces new corporate future in the city of Atlanta

A press release from Norfolk Southern Corporation; December 12, 2018: NORFOLK, Va., and ATLANTA, Dec. 12, 2018– Norfolk Southern Corporation…

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Atlanta: MARTA approves plans for Clayton County commuter train

By David Wickert, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; December 6, 2018 The MARTA Board of Directors Thursday approved plans for a Clayton…

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Virginia, Norfolk may seek up to $4 million refund over broken promise as Norfolk Southern move to Atlanta advances

By Robert McCabe, Staff Writer, The Virginian-Pilot; December 6, 2018 NORFOLK Norfolk Southern Corp.’s plans to move its headquarters to…

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Richard Branson-backed passenger rail venture names Atlanta-Charlotte route in IPO proposal

By Jessica Saunders, Managing Editor, Atlanta Business Chronicle; December 5, 2018 A passenger railroad backed by Richard Branson’s Virgin Group…

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The Daily CSX: Latest CSX-related fatality, recent derailments highlight safety concerns

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; November 30, 2018 A welder working on CSX track in South Carolina was…

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Atlanta: Cousins Properties files plans with state for Midtown’s Norfolk Southern Corp. HQ

By Douglas Sams, Commercial Real Estate Editor, Atlanta Business Chronicle; November 19, 2018 Atlanta real estate company Cousins Properties Inc.…

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Atlanta board vote on Norfolk Southern headquarters deal delayed

By Robert McCabe, Staff Writer, The Virginian-Pilot; November 16, 2018 NORFOLK There was a delay Friday in Atlanta as the…

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The Daily CSX: Train derails in Byromville, Georgia; city evacuated

By Staff, WMAZ; November 17, 2018 People in Byromville located in Dooly County are being asked to evacuate the area…

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After announcing rebrand, Virgin Trains USA, formerly Brightline, files to go public

By Rob Wile, Miami Herald; November 16, 2018 On the same day it announced a major rebranding as Richard Branson’s…

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Norfolk Southern could occupy new Midtown headquarters in Atlanta by 2021

By Douglas Sams, Commercial Real Estate Editor, Atlanta Business Chronicle; November 13, 2018 On the day Atlanta officially lost its…

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Norfolk Southern to add 850 jobs, retain more than 2,000 already in Atlanta, at new Midtown HQ

By Douglas Sams, Commercial Real Estate Editor, Atlanta Business Chronicle; November 7, 2018 Norfolk Southern Corp. will create 850 jobs…

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The morning after Atlanta council vote, some fog lingers about Norfolk Southern’s plans

By Robert McCabe, The Virginian-Pilot; November 6, 2018 NORFOLK Now what? That’s a fair question for anyone to ask if…

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The Daily CSX: CSX selling 373 miles of track in Florida, Georgia

Editor’s Note: The former Seaboard Air Line/Louisville & Nashville track across Florida’s panhandle which is being sold is the route…

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Norfolk Southern CEO sets Monday deadline for Atlanta to OK development deal, paper reports

By Robert McCabe, Staff Writer, The Virginian-Pilot; October 31, 2018 Norfolk Southern Corp. has given the Atlanta City Council an…

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Atlanta: MARTA plans commuter rail line for Clayton County

By David Wickert and Leon Stafford, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; October 19, 2018 MARTA is close to approving a passenger rail…

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Norfolk Southern tells employees: Atlanta move could happen

By Robert McCabe, The Virginian-Pilot; October 18, 2018 NORFOLK Do they stay or do they go? A video from CEO…

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Norfolk Southern, CSX continue recovery from effects of Hurricane Michael

By Stuart Chirls, Senior Editor, Railway Age Magazine; October 17, 2018 The Class 1 carriers continue to make repairs and…

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Norfolk, Virginia mayor: No bidding war for Norfolk Southern

By J. Scott Trubey, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; October 8, 2018 The mayor of Norfolk, Va., said over the weekend that…

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