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Changes to tariff NS Conditions of Carriage 2-P, Effective May 1, 2015

Apr 10, 2015

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Dear NS Customer, Shipper or Receiver of Rail Cars, Rail Business Partner and NS Tariff Subscriber:

Effective May 1, 2015, Norfolk Southern (NS) will be making changes to the following tariff:

  • NS Conditions of Carriage 2-P

Below is a brief description of the changes to the tariff.

The revisions to this tariff are available for view on the NS website at:

Coal, Coke & Iron Ore Publications

  • Condition 5.2 – Siding agreements
  • Condition 25.2 – The following language has been added: Shippers are responsible for inspecting the interior of each railcar before loading, and shall notify NS if equipment contains excessive carryback coal, debris, or is otherwise unsuitable for loading.
  • Condition 31.0 – Updated the directions on where to find the list of NS’ approved freeze conditioning agents on our corporate site.
  • Condition 33.2 – OSS is now charging $15/car to anyone not releasing empties via CTMS or Pacesetter. We’ve updated the condition to reflect as such.


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Norfolk Southern Corporation