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Norfolk Southern Posts Increase in Earnings, Revenue for Q2

Norfolk Southern Norfolk Southern trains. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

Norfolk Southern Corp. saw increases in profit and revenue in the second quarter, the Class I railroad reported July 28.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 29, 2021

Norfolk Southern Sets 3Q Record for Net Income

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Norfolk Southern Corp. joined the list of freight rail carriers reporting record financial results for the third quarter.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
October 24, 2018
Business, Logistics

Norfolk Southern Hires Ex-Safety Board Leader for Legal Role

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Former Chemical Safety Board Chair Vanessa Sutherland has started a new position as a vice president at Norfolk Southern Corp., the company said.

Sam Pearson | Bloomberg News
June 27, 2018

Norfolk Southern Posts 27% Rise in Income for First Quarter

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Railroad Norfolk Southern Corp. reported first-quarter net income of $552 million, up 27% from $433 million in the first quarter a year ago.

April 25, 2018
Business, Logistics

Strong 4Q Helps Norfolk Southern Finish Year With a Flourish

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Norfolk Southern Corp. released on Jan. 24 results for the fourth quarter and full-year 2017, beating analyst expectations and growing its intermodal revenues by 14% in the quarter.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
January 24, 2018
Business, Safety

Norfolk Southern Sues Over Millions of Rail Ties It Calls Defective

A Norfolk Southern coal train Michael Virtanen/The Associated Press

ATLANTA — Norfolk Southern Railway has filed a federal lawsuit against an Alabama company, claiming the company failed to use proper protective coating on more than 4.7 million wooden railroad ties.

Jeff Martin | The Associated Press
October 30, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Norfolk Southern Refused to Hire or Keep People With Medical Problems, Federal Agency Says in Lawsuit

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Norfolk Southern Corp. systematically refused to hire or retain people with a wide range of real or perceived medical problems including cancer, diabetes, arthritis and heart problems, the federal government claims in a federal lawsuit filed Sept. 27 in Pittsburgh

Brian Bowling | The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
September 28, 2017

Norfolk Southern Profits Surge 23%, Completing Red-Hot Second-Quarter Rail Results

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Norfolk Southern Corp. completed a red-hot second quarter for rail freight carriers, posting a 23% increase in profits and a 15% increase in operating income reversing a lackluster year in 2016.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
July 26, 2017

Norfolk Southern Profits Up 12%, Beat Analyst Estimates

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Norfolk Southern Corp. announced that profits increased 12% in the first quarter as a result of strong rebounds in coal and intermodal business compared with early 2016.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
April 26, 2017

Norfolk Southern to Develop Second Pittsburgh Route for Double-Stack Freight Cars

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Last June, a landslide from the Mount Washington hillside in Pittsburgh pretty much closed the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks near Station Square for 11 days, crippling the company’s ability to move double-stack freight cars through the region.

Ed Blazina | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
April 25, 2017