ATLANTA – Norfolk Southern commends the work of its Capital Production Gangs for laying 556 miles of Program Rail.
BELLEVUE, Ohio – The Class I invests $472,000 to go toward repairing a drainage issue at the U.S. 20 underpass.
CAMPBELLSTOWN, Ohio – Norfolk Southern removed double track and extended siding east to 15,000 feet in Ohio.
ATLANTA ––According to an unsubstantiated late-Jan. 31 Wall Street Journal article, an investor group led by activist Ancora Holdings Group, LLC intends to run a proxy fight and replace Norfolk Southern President and CEO Alan Shaw. Ancora has reportedly built a position in NS and would likely try to take control of the Board to enact management and operational changes. We highlighted this as the number one risk in our downgrade earlier this week. NSC was up ~5% after hours. Story by Jason Seidl, Matt Elkott, Elliot Alper and Uday Khanapurkar, TD Cowen
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is distributing $4.9 billion to 37 nationwide projects through the FY 2023-24 Mega (National Infrastructure Project Assistance) and INFRA (Infrastructure for Rebuilding America) grant programs. Twelve rail-related projects will receive a total of $1.6 billion; the Pier B project at the Port of Long Beach and the Louisiana International Terminal project at the Port of New Orleans are among the winners.
ATLANTA – Norfolk Southern’s Maintenance of Way and Structures Team utilize a helicopter as part of its vegetation management strategy.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Rail Development Commission has approved federal grants for several rail projects.
Norfolk Southern (NS) and the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen (BRS) on Oct. 19 announced a partnership to create the Signal Safety Collaboration initiative, a one-year pilot program developed with input from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA),
DECATUR, Ill.– Norfolk Southern has completed improvements to its Decatur Terminal in central Illinois.
CLEVELAND – The city of Cleveland issues 99 first-degree misdemeanor violations for CSX- and Norfolk Southern-owned railroad bridges.
ATLANTA – Norfolk Southern (NS) on Sept. 1 announced that it is “substantially complete” with a root-cause analysis of the system outage that occurred on Aug. 28, impacting all rail operations and resulting in nationwide train delays.
ATLANTA – Norfolk Southern (NS) experienced a system outage, resulting in nationwide train delays.
The 2023 Railway Age / RT&S Women in Rail event, to be held Nov. 2 in Chicago, will feature a panel of human resources and recruitment executives discussing changes in freight and passenger rail recruitment, retention,
CHICAGO – In an announcement, CREATE announced Norfolk Southern has selected four structural design consultant teams for the CREATE Project EW2.
IRONDALE, Ala. – Norfolk Southern’s Norris Yard in Alabama receives a 24 hour renovation that includes a new speed controller and scale.
Topping the list of reasons to attend Railway Age / RT&S Women in Rail, to be held Nov. 2 in Chicago, is opening speaker Judy Carter, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at BNSF.
CAMPBELLSTOWN, Ohio – In a release from Norfolk Southern, the Class 1 announced it has completed a siding extension project.
CINCINNATI, Ohio – Senator Sherrod Brown sent additional letters to Norfolk Southern and CSX asking for proposed plans to fix five crumbling rail bridges in Ohio.
CHICAGO – The industry conversation continues with Railway Age / RT&S Women in Rail 2023—our first in-person Women in Rail conference covering the freight, passenger and transit rail sectors. The Nov. 2 conference, presented live at
WHITEMARSH TOWNSHIP, Pa. – A CSX train derailed on a Norfolk Southern Line due to a sinkhole opening.