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Norfolk Southern Corporation subsidiaries own or control land in 22 states, the District of Columbia, and Ontario, Canada, many of which are available for purchase.

Buy land From NS.

If you are interested in buying land owned by NS, contact the appropriate real estate representative. NS will determine availability of the land and contact you for discussion.

Obtain abandoned track right of way.

If you own land adjacent to NS right of way where the main track has been removed, and you are interested in acquiring NS’ interest in the right of way, submit the following information:

1. A copy of the deed or deeds to your property adjoining the abandoned track right of way. NS typically limits conveyance of abandoned track rights of way to adjoining landowners.

2. A full-size county tax map showing the property of interest and at least a half mile of property on either side. Clearly identify your property on the tax map as well as the property of inquiry.

3. If possible, provide the distance from your property to the railroad, such as from a railroad milepost marker, railroad bridge, or public road crossing the right of way.

4. Provide any print, plat, or survey details that might help identify the property location.

5. Include specific directions, including street names and landmarks, from the closest interstate or highway to the exact location of the subject property.

6. Include a nonrefundable application fee of $500.

7. After NS receives your application and reviews it and the title to the property, a real estate manager will contact you regarding property costs and instructions for completing the transaction.

Send above materials to the appropriate senior real estate manager:

Kentucky (Martin and Pike County), North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia

Kristi Blair
Senior Real Estate Manager
540-524-5992 phone 
404-653-3425 fax

Norfolk Southern Corporation 
Real Estate 
110 Franklin Road. S.E. 
Roanoke VA 24042-0059

Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi

Kelly Harris
Senior Real Estate Manager
404-962-5829 phone
404-653-3447 fax

Norfolk Southern Corporation 
Real Estate 
1200 Peachtree St. N.E.
12th Floor 
Atlanta GA 30309-3579

Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania

Herbert Wilson
Senior Real Estate Manager
717-541-2160 phone
404-653-3437 fax

Norfolk Southern Corporation 
Real Estate 
4600 Deer Path Road
Suite 202
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Indiana, Michigan, Ohio

Brandon Phifer
Senior Real Estate Manager
614-438-6916 phone
404-512-5280 fax

Norfolk Southern Corporation 
Real Estate 
8000 Ravines Edge Court
Suite 300-B
Columbus OH 43235-5428