Two derailments occurred on Sept. 21; one happened in dramatic fashion while the other showed more of a pattern.
The Chicago Region Environment and Transportation Efficiency Program (CREATE) partners announced that $70 million in federal funds will soon be on the way to Chicago, allowing for a $170 million project to modernize a 2-mile stretch of rail lines that provide a critical connection for freight moving across the Chicago region.
Norfolk Southern’s TOP|SPG operating plan—which stands for Thoroughbred Operating Plan | Service Productivity Growth—has evolved from NS’s previous plans, TOP 21 among them.
The main piece of a settlement between the city of Pittsburgh and Norfolk Southern now must be approved by the city council, and that could come as early as May 31.
Indiana town will soon know whether to go above or below grade crossings, but cost might be biggest obstacle
Officials in Elkhart County, Ind., have decided to launch a study on the construction of either an overpass or an underpass at several grade crossings.
Crews were cleaning up a 26-car derailment in Mad River Township in Ohio late last week.
New Jersey Congressman Donald Payne, Jr., spent the afternoon of May 2 learning about critical infrastructure with leaders from Conrail, Norfolk Southern, and CSX.
A Norfolk Southern train derailment over the weekend had Amtrak cancelling trips.
Rocks falling from a railroad bridge in downtown Amherst, Ohio, had train service paused for further inspection on March 2.
Norfolk Southern appoints Paul Duncan vice president network planning and operations, John Friedmann to retire
Norfolk Southern Corporation announced that Paul Duncan has been appointed vice president network planning and operations.
The National Transportation Safety Board has released a preliminary report on the death of a contractor to Norfolk Southern working with a track gang. The accident took place on December 8, 2021.
Norfolk Southern Corporation announced three promotions in executive management.
A Norfolk Southern intermodal train derailed in Bluefield, Va., Monday morning, and about 30 cars were involved.
While this is not a typical RT&S story, we want to ensure that our readers are aware of the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to block the Biden administration’s mandate that large employers (i.e., those employing more than 100 people) must require their employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
The railroad industry is becoming more digital each day.
Norfolk Southern (NS) on Dec. 2 reported that Chairman and CEO Jim Squires will retire in May 2022; he will be succeeded by Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Alan H. Shaw, a 27-year NS veteran.
RAISE grants continue the quest of elevating railroad lines.
A river trouble spot will be more abiding in the near future.
Our sister magazine, Railway Age, reported yesterday on the NS employee vaccination story. Due to the significance of this announcement, we’re reproducing their article below.
With fall right around the corner there will not be any heat put on United Contractors Midwest Inc. for the completion of the Laurel Street underpass in Springfield, Ill.