Class One Railroads: How Did Things Get So Bad?

By Steve Banker, Contributor, Forbes; June 12, 2019 On May 22nd and May 23rd, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) held…

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Precision Scheduled Railroading: For employees, pain, no gain

By William C. Keppen, Jr., Railway Age Magazine; June 10, 2019 Six out of the seven Class I freight railroads in…

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Norfolk Southern Foundation donates $40,000 to support emergency response efforts after mass shooting Friday in Virginia Beach, Virginia

A press release from Norfolk Southern Foundation; June 3, 2019: NORFOLK, Va., June 3, 2019 – The Norfolk Southern Foundation…

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CREATE partners complete BNSF Western Avenue Corridor project in Chicago

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; May 30, 2019 A BNSF Railway Co. project designed to eliminate train delays in the Chicago…

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Analysis: greed powers value for major North American railroads

By Alessandro Pasetti, The Loadstar; April 29, 2019 You already know that rail operators across North America are capitalising on the…

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Norfolk Southern poised to start next stage of new operating plan

By Joanna Marsh, Freight Waves; April 25, 2019 Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) expects to have the next stage of its…

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Norfolk Southern railroad hauls in 23% more profit

By Josh Funk, Associated Press, Herald & Review; April 24, 2019 OMAHA, Neb. — Norfolk Southern Corp. delivered a 23%…

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Precision railroading – is it real or hype?

By Jim Blaze, Freight Waves; April 9, 2019 “What is behind PSR modeling?”  Does it really work? Six of the…

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In 2018 Annual Report, Norfolk Southern CEO highlights accomplishments and further plans to enhance customer service and shareholder value

A press release from Norfolk Southern Corporation; March 29, 2019: NORFOLK, Va., March 29, 2019 – Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC)…

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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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EDITORIAL: Virginia’s rail system is congested, too

By The Editorial Page Staff, The Free Lance-Star; March 23, 2019 IT’S NOT just local roads that are operating far…

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The Daily CSX: Regulator to hold hearing on customer fees common at CSX

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; March 21, 2019 The Surface Transportation Board, a federal regulator, announced Wednesday that…

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Teenager hit by train gets no relief in appeal to 7th Circuit Court

By Marilyn Odendahl, The Indiana Lawyer; March 19, 2019 A 17-year-old who was found to be more than 50 percent…

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Amtrak: Host railroads earn ‘C’ average for on-time performance

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; March 11, 2019 Canadian Pacific was the only Class I to receive an “A” for hosting…

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Virginia’s public rail strategy calls for funding private rail fixes

By Michael Laris, The Washington Post, LMTOnline.com; March 2, 2019 The addition of a new Amtrak train from Norfolk, Virginia,…

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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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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania challenges Norfolk Southern’s plans to add new route for double-stacked rail cars

By Ed Blazina, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; February 21, 2019 Pittsburgh is intervening to challenge Norfolk Southern’s plans to alter three North…

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Norfolk Southern announces strategic plan targeting a 60 percent operating ratio at Investor and Financial Analyst Conference

A press release from Norfolk Southern Corporation; February 11, 2019: NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 11, 2019 – Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:…

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Port Authority bills Norfolk Southern $3 million and questions safety of double-stacked rail cars

By Ed Blazina, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; February 5, 2019 Port Authority has joined North Side residents, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation…

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Virginia transportation body intrigued by trucks-to-rail concept for Interstate 81

By Jeff Sturgeon, The Roanoke Times; January 24, 2019 A trucks-to-rail strategy to unsnarl Interstate 81 in Virginia fascinated several…

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Norfolk Southern reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2018 results

A press release from Norfolk Southern Corporation; January 24, 2019: Fourth-quarter and full-year record operating income and full-year record operating…

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Opinion: The railroads still belong to Hunter Harrison — even now that he’s gone

By Howard Green, Financial Post; January 24, 2019 Anyone who can furnish a resume showing they worked under four-time railroad…

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Three companies and what they said about precision railroading in their earnings calls

By John Kingston, Freight Waves; January 22, 2019 Three sides of the move to precision railroading (PSR) were on display…

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Norfolk Southern facilitated over $1.5 billion in industrial development in 2018

A press release from Norfolk Southern Corporation; January 10, 2019: NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 10, 2019 – Norfolk Southern generated more…

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Too fat to work for Norfolk Southern? Man sues railroad over rescinded job offer.

By Scott Daugherty, The Virginian-Pilot; December 28, 2018 With a job offer in hand earlier this year, Matthew Sturgill thought…

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