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More women are joining NS’
field operations workforce

During the past year, NS hired record numbers of female conductor and management trainees.

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Customers on board for green, cost-efficient intermodal

Norfolk Southern is gaining intermodal business at the South Carolina Inland Port by offering cost-efficient and environmentally friendly rail transport to and from the Port of Charleston. NS is helping companies reduce shipping costs and truck CO2 emissions.

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Getting personal about safety

As part of Norfolk Southern’s “i am Coming Home” safety rebranding, the Operations Division is trying new ways to communicate with employees.

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D&H South Line deal: Doing it like Sinatra

Norfolk Southern’s purchase of the Delaware & Hudson Railway Co.’s South Line in September strengthens the railroad’s competitive position in the Northeast and opens the door for long-term business growth.

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NS team shines on D&H transition

Norfolk Southern’s purchase of the D&H South Line was considered a “minor transaction” by the U.S. Surface Transportation Board. Bringing the 282-mile line under NS’ ownership and control, however, was a major undertaking for employees. Their planning, teamwork, and attention to detail added up to a smooth start.

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Former CP employees like what they see at NS

Former Canadian Pacific employees hired by Norfolk Southern to help operate the D&H South Line territory are bullish about the line’s future under NS ownership.

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Mechanical finds savings, efficiencies with inventory network

Three Mechanical Department facilities have become Norfolk Southern’s version of Amazon.com for locomotive and car shops. Results include reduced shipping costs, quicker delivery of parts, and better visibility of inventory.

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Got a concern? Report it!

During the past two years, Larry Pennino and his team of three compliance investigators have fielded more than 500 calls related to ethics and compliance issues at NS. Pennino’s message to employees: Don’t be afraid to contact the group to report a concern or ask for advice.

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From the NS archives

Delivering first-class customer service is part of Norfolk Southern’s legacy. In January 1957, the Norfolk and Western Railway published an advertisement about an “ingenious” rail car classification system that enhanced operating efficiencies and service.

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