Norfolk Southern Corporation will hold its 2011 Investor and Financial Analyst Conference on Wednesday, June 8, for active buy- and sell-side analysts as well as the company's largest shareholders at the Blair County Convention Center in Altoona, Pa. Those interested in attending the conference must submit a registration application by Friday, May 6. NS will contact qualified applicants to confirm their registration for the conference.
Norfolk Southern plans to present a comprehensive overview of the company's operating, financial, and strategic initiatives at the event, which will begin at 8 a.m. and conclude around 3 p.m. The morning session will include prepared presentations, while the afternoon session will feature a guided tour of Norfolk Southern's Juniata Locomotive Shop, the company's primary overhaul and heavy repair facility for its fleet of locomotives.
The convention center is located at 1 Convention Center Dr., in Altoona. It is a 35-minute drive from the Altoona-Blair County Airport at Martinsburg, Pa., a one-hour drive from the University Park Airport at State College, and a 2 1/2-hour drive from Pittsburgh International Airport. The convention center is adjacent to the Courtyard by Marriott Altoona.
Norfolk Southern will host a dinner at the convention center the night before the conference and provide a continental breakfast and lunch during the conference itself. Applications should note any dietary restrictions or other special requirements.
NS' intent is to accommodate everyone who wants to attend the conference; however, attendance will be restricted if demand exceeds capacity. Simultaneous webcast details for interested investors will be provided at a later date.
Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation's premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway subsidiary operates approximately 20,000 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serving every major container port in the eastern United States and providing superior connections to western rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is North America's largest rail carrier of metals and automotive products.