Norfolk Southern returning to normal operations in New Orleans

Written by David C. Lester, Managing Editor
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Norfolk Southern ( announced that it is returning to normal operations in the New Orleans area. Traffic headed to or through New Orleans will be delayed 24 to 48 hours. Norfolk Southern continues to work with interline partners to detour interchange traffic over alternate gateways where possible to minimize the impact.

The latest ETA and routing information is always available through AccessNS. Customers with questions regarding local service should contact their Operations and Service Support representative.

  • Operations and Service Support at 800-898-4296
  • Automotive Operations at 888-649-9273
  • Intermodal Operations at 800-497-2919
  • Unit Train Services at 404-979-5241

According to the Weather Channel website, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell said Sunday that the city was “beyond lucky” in that the amount of rainfall that hit the city was significantly less than earlier predictions of a deluge that could overwhelm the city’s pumping systems.



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