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NS moves America’s economy.

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NS contributes to local, state, and federal economies and helps keep America competitive. 

From 2001-2012, NS invested $35.7 billion on 1,229 industrial development projects that helped create 57,964 jobs. And the 13-state Crescent Corridor is a $2.5 billion economic engine that is expected to create 122,820 jobs across the rail network by 2030 and have an economic impact of more than $33 billion.

NS continues to pursue and invest in talented people and projects that not only benefit customers and help America prosper.

Economy impact efforts:

  • NS has more than 34,000 employees in 22 states and D.C.
  • NS’s total payroll: $2,236,461,000
  • State and local taxes NS paid: $284,228,000